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Abner Tandi Bamba  

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  • Age: 7
  • Birthday: October 20, 2006
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: Indonesia
  • Center: Bukit Hermon Student Center
  • Child ID: ID5130191
    • Waiting: 331 Days for a sponsor.
Abner lives with his father and his mother. His duties at home include running errands. His father is sometimes employed and his mother maintains the home.

Singing and walking are Abner's favorite activities. In primary school his performance is average and he also regularly attends church activities.

Your love and support will help Abner to receive the assistance he needs to develop his potential. Please pray for him.
Abner lives on the plains of Gotong Royong, home to approximately 3,000 residents. Typical houses are constructed of wood and have tin roofs. The primary ethnic group is Toraja.

The regional diet consists of fish, plantains and rice. Common health problems in this area include dengue fever and bronchitis. Most adults in Gotong Royong work as subsistence farmers and earn the equivalent of $122 per month. This community has electricity but needs access to clean water, vocational training, income-generating programs and a public library.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of Bukit Hermon Student Center to provide Abner with Bible studies, sports, nutritious food, medical checkups, handicraft classes, tuition fees, educational materials, English courses and community service opportunities. The center staff will also provide counseling, income-generating programs and life skills training for the parents or guardians of Abner.
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: South of Samarinda

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