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  • Age: 17
  • Birthday: May 28, 1997
  • Gender: Female
  • Location: Indonesia
  • Center: Samuel Student Center
  • Child ID: IO9690139
Indri lives with her grandfather and her mother. She is responsible for caring for children, making beds and cleaning. Her grandfather is sometimes employed as a farmer and her mother maintains the home. There are 3 children in the family.

As part of Compassion's ministry, Indri participates in church activities and youth group. She is also in high school where her performance is average. Swimming and reading are her favorite activities.

Please remember Indri in your prayers. Your love and support will help her to receive the assistance she needs to grow and develop.
Indri lives in the mountainous community of Setugur, home to approximately 500 residents. Typical houses are constructed of cement and have 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, hepatitis, tuberculosis, typhus, and diabetes. Most of the adults in Setugur work as subsistence farmers and earn the equivalent of $50 per month. This community has electricity, health facilities and telephone service but needs employment opportunities and capital for starting small businesses.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of Samuel Student Center to provide Indri with Bible teaching, medical checkups, nutritious food, sports, English classes, educational field trips, math classes and computer courses. The center staff will also provide meetings and parenting classes for the parents or guardians of Indri.
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: West of Salatiga

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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.