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Asmin Silak  

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  • Age: 9
  • Birthday: November 16, 2004
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: Indonesia
  • Center: Nafri Student Center
  • Child ID: ID4320040
    • Waiting: 539 Days for a sponsor.
In his home, Asmin helps by running errands. He lives with his father and his mother. His father is sometimes employed as a farmer and his mother is sometimes employed as a farmer.

Asmin is not presently attending school. Singing is his favorite activity. He also attends church activities regularly.

Please remember Asmin in your prayers. Your love and support will help him to receive the assistance he needs to grow and develop.
Asmin lives in the coastal community of Nafri, home to approximately 1,200 residents. Typical houses are constructed of cement floors, brick walls and tin roofs. The regional diet consists of rice and sago (starch similar to tapioca).

Common health problems in this area include malaria and respiratory illnesses. Most adults in Nafri work on plantations and earn the equivalent of $80 per month. This community has electricity, clean water and sanitation but needs vocational training, scholastic materials, employment opportunities and law enforcement.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of Nafri Student Center to provide Asmin with worship services, retreats, sports, medical checkups, nutritious food, health education, music and dance classes, English courses, tuition and scholastic materials. The center staff will also provide Bible classes and child protection workshops for the parents or guardians of Asmin.
Indonesia consists of 17,000 islands along the equator between Australia and Asia. The larger islands have central mountain ranges and fertile plains and lowlands. The climate is tropical with a rainy season from October to April.

The country squeezes a population nearly the size of the United States into a landmass roughly triple the size of Texas; it has the fourth largest population in the world. Indonesia is also a diverse nation with many resources. More than 300 languages are spoken but the most common is Bahasa Indonesia. Islam claims 90 percent of Indonesians; however, Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism and animism are also practiced.

When Columbus sailed from Spain in 1492, he sought a new route to the Spice Islands of Indonesia. The Portuguese arrived in the sixteenth century but in 1602 the Dutch began slowly gaining control of the islands. Following Japanese occupation during World War II, the country, led by Sukarno, proclaimed independence in 1945. Suharto ousted Sukarno in 1967 and held the presidency of the military-controlled republic until 1998, when a collapsing economy fueled riots and demands for reforms. In 2001, the country elected a female leader, President Megawati Sukarnoputri.



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Child's Location: Southwest of Jayapura

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