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Daniel Agus Wibawanto  

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  • Age: 19
  • Birthday: June 14, 1995
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: Indonesia
  • Center: Bina Kasih Student Center
  • Child ID: IO7410427
Agus makes his home with his father and his mother. Carrying water, caring for children and cleaning are his household duties. His father is sometimes employed and his mother maintains the home. There are 2 children in the family.

As part of Compassion's ministry, Agus participates in Bible class and Vacation Bible School. He is also in college where his performance is average. Playing a musical instrument, ping pong and art are his favorite activities.

Please remember Agus in your prayers. Your love and support will help him to receive the assistance he needs to grow and develop.
Agus lives on the plains of Kalasan, home to approximately 38,800 residents. Typical houses are constructed of cement floors, brick walls and tile roofs. The primary ethnic group is Java and the most commonly spoken language is Javanese.

The regional diet consists of rice. Common health problems in this area include dengue fever, the flu, fevers and coughs. Most adults in Kalasan work as day laborers and earn the equivalent of $23 per month. This community has electricity and clean water but needs proper sanitation and vocational training centers.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of Bina Kasih Student Center to provide Agus with Bible teaching, nutritious food, vitamins, health screenings, sports, home visits, vocational training and tutoring. The center staff will also provide monthly fellowship for the parents or guardians of Agus.
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 700 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 1968 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: East of Yogyakarta

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Your tax-deductible contribution of just $38 a month connects your child with a loving, church-based Child Sponsorship Program.  

Your support provides:

  • Food and clean water
  • Medical care
  • Educational opportunities
  • Important life-skills training
  • Most important of all, your sponsored child will hear about Jesus Christ and be encouraged to develop a lifelong relationship with God.

When you sponsor a child, you'll receive your child's photo, personal story and a child sponsorship packet by mail in approximately 10 days.

When children find out they've been sponsored, the joy they feel is indescribable. Just knowing that someone across the globe cares means more than you can imagine. Sponsoring a child will profoundly change the future for your child, and will change your own life as well.