Archive

Listed are the posts for June 2013.

Sponsor Caroline Elsaesser of Putu Widayani

Ptu Widayani lives with her husband, and her girl PUTU CITRA WIDIACAHYANI at her husband’s family compound with eight people, including her father in-law, and her husband’s grandmother as well as her older brother in-law, who is also married, and who lives with his wife lives and their only child as well in the family […]


Sponsor Christine Gretner with Dewi’s boy

When Dewi came to Shambala, she had already worked in Singapore, for her training. She spoke  But as her husband was from Bondalem, she did what all Balinese women would do, she came home to live with him and his family. Kadek Ngurah Jivan Raditya


Sponsor Caroline Elsaesser of Komang Widiasa’s girl

Komang Widiasa lives with mother and with his wife and his daughter PUTU SRINADI PRAWATI. He is the youngest of three boys, of which one died in childhood. His father left his mother when Komang was already 20 years old, to live and marry another already divorced woman.  Her child from a previous marriage, his […]


Sponsor Robert & Marion Monden for the son of EDY

Here is Robert at a Party he called for all his sponsored children and the sponsored children for whom he so diligently found sponsors in Holland I have one family which has an amazing story: There was once a man,  who has already died, who brought to life a family of many children. He himself […]


Sponsor Caroline Elsaesser of Komang Adi

Komang Adi used to work on a cruise ship for about five years, as a Chef,  and was paid a great salary. This was a boon as the unemployment rate in Bondalem is 80%. However, when his own first born boy kept calling him UNCLE and didn’t relate to him as his Dad, Komang Adi […]


Sponsor Caroline Elsaesser of Ketut Warta’s child

Ketut Warta came to Shambala at a time when we didn’t have a position open. Yet he wanted to work so urgently, as we have an 80%  unemployment in Bondalem. He was so sweet in his interview, convincing me, Ilona, that we better find a place for him  Ketut had offered to clean the beach […]


Bali in 1940, before the Japanese occupation

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