Wayan Resta, A Poor and Disabled Elderly in Dusun Juwuk Legi, Duda Timur Village, Selat, Karangasem

Date of visit: 10th December 2018

Name: I Wayan Resta (M/about 70 years old), deaf, difficult to walk

Job: unable to work

Address: Dusun Juwuk Legi, East Duda Village, Selat District, Karangasem Regency

Name of brother: I Nengah Sisu (M/ about 75 years old), paralyzed, blind

Job: unable to work

Telephone number that can be contacted:

  • 0823-3900-1801 – Head of Dusun Juwuk Legi; Mr. Gede Eka
  • 0852-3840-0091 – BCC Volunteers in the Karangasem; I Wayan Sudarsana

Category: poor and disabled elderly

Bank Account: Bank BPD Bali, No. 025 02.07.00435-3, Beneficiary: I Nengah Resta

Regular Donors:

  1. Rani Family, 100.000 Rupiah per month starting May 2019
  2. Resza Sebastian & Dea Sudharsana, 100.000 Rupiah per month starting September 2019
  3. Please contact us if you would like to become a regular donor.

Update on January 12nd 2019; Wayan Resta received walking sticks assistance.

Update on May 16th, 2019; Wayan Resta received bathroom assistance from BCC donor.

Update on November 25, 2021; please see at the bottom of this page.

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I Wayan Resta and his brother, I Nengah Sisu, were never married, they lived together in one house, the condition was quite poor; I Nengah Sisu is paralyzed / unable to walk and blind, he can only sit and lie down. I Wayan Resta is in a slightly better condition; he still can walk even though he has to use a stick, his is deaf and he has to take care of his paralyzed brother.

Still within his house yard, there is the home of his nephew who lives in Buleleng, and also his grandson’s house, for some reason they never lived in the house.

Source of income:

  • I Wayan Resta and his brother are unable to work, but there are neighbours who sometimes help them to sell their garden harvest for daily meals, no other income source other than this.
  • He does not receive rice-for-the-poor assistance (Raskin) from the government.

House condition:

  • Number of bedrooms: 2
  • Number of cots / beds: 2
  • Number of mattresses: 2
  • The kitchen is inside the bedroom
  • Cement floor
  • Wall of brick
  • Roof of tile and asbestos
  • Electricity exists
  • Water exists: they collect rain water, the river is also close
  • Land status: own property

Your help can be in the form of:

  • Basic food or financial assistance to buy daily necessities
  • Crutches, mobility aids
  • Medical assistance

Here are some photos that we took.

House
House
House
House
House
House
Inside room 1
Inside room 1
Bed 1
Bed 1
Kitchen 1
Kitchen 1
Inside room 2
Inside room 2
Bed 2
Bed 2
Kitchen 2
Kitchen 2
Nephew house
Nephew house
Nephew house
Nephew house
Grandson house
Grandson house
Grandson house
Grandson house

Address: Dusun Juwuk Legi, East Duda Village, Selat District, Karangasem Regency
Coordinates: 8°27’29.9″S 115°30’04.1″E (View on Google Maps)

Update on November 25, 2021

On November 25, 2021, we visited him at his house. Some updates are as follows;

  • Wayan Resta and his brother; I Nengah Sisu, both of them could no longer walk, they could only sit and lie on the bed, eat (be fed) and defecate in bed as well.
  • They are cared for by their son-in-law and nephew who live in the same yard with them. His nephew received housing assistance from the village government (see photo of the house below).
  • The monthly donations given by the donors (mentioned above) are used to meet the needs of Wayan Resta and Nengah Sisu.

Here’s some documentation.

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