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Wayan Geden, poor family in Sangkan Gunung Village, Sidemen, Karangasem

Date of visit : December 11th 2015

Name : I Wayan Geden (M/50-yo)

Occupation : Farm labor

Address : Br. Dinas Sanggem, Sangkan Gunung Village, Sidemen Sub District, Karangasem Regency

Wife : Ni Ketut Suarta (F/45 yo)

Occupation : Weaver

Contact : I Komang Gede; poor villager, 085738826041

Information : Poor family

It would be very grateful if you would like to be her permanent contributor. We would be very pleased to provide a special bank account under her name, therefore you can donate directly.


I Wayan Geden and his wife have 4 children;

  1. Ni Wayan Sumianti (F/26 yo), married
  2. Ni Kadek Mami (F/24 yo), suffers from mental disorder and deafute
  3. Ni Komang Yuni (F/22 yo), works as house maid
  4. I Ketut Adamerta (M/21 yo), works as car washer, he comes back home every 1 month

None of their education finish the elementary school education; their children only finished level 3-4 of elementary school. They could not afford school fees.

House condition; soiled floor, soiled wall, grass roof, there is only one room where kitchen and bed room are in that room. There is only one small bed frame for all of them, no mattress; they sleep on a plaited mat. There is no electricity but the water is available.

Earnings; I Wayan Geden works as a farm labor and also any other labor depend on the available job. Sometimes he works as clove picker, plowing up farm land, etc. He is paid IDR 80.000 per day, in a month he can work for 5 to 10 times. His wife is working as a cloth weaver who can earn about IDR 300.000 per month.

Your donation to this family can be in form of mattress, pillow, daily needs, or funds to buy food or cattle (cow & pig).

Below we provide several photos that we could take during the visit.

Mental retardation
Mentally sick
Inside the house
Inside the house

Video documentation we took on December 11 2015.

Address : Br. Dinas Sanggem, Sangkan Gunung Village, Sidemen Sub District, Karangasem Regency
Coordinates: 8°27’25.4″S 115°25’39.5″E (View on Google Maps)

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