Meet our Solebuddies

helping the disadvantaged in Bali

Below is a cross section of our Solebuddies. Not all  Solebuddies are listed due to the severity or sensitive nature of their condition and many wish to remain confidential.

  • I Made Lonoyasa

    Age: 33 Condition: Paralysis Made sustained a spinal fracture when he fell 15m from a coconut tree six and a half years ago. His fracture was stabilized with a metal pin at Sanglah hospital but he has been left a paraplegic and is suffering from depression.

  • Made Suartana

    Age: 43 Condition: Mental illness and caged ‘Caged’ Made (pronounced Mar-Day) Suartana is a 43 year old Balinese man living in a homemade cell since early 2012. The cell/cage is attached to the house he previously called home.

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    Made Susila

    Age: 16 Condition: Cerebral Palsy Made Susila from Gianyar is a 16 year old boy who suffers from Cerebral palsy. He spends his life lying on his bed where he watches TV most of the time and he’s unable to sit up.

  • Putu Mahendra

    Age: 10 Condition: Hydrocephalus Gede is severely disabled. His head is misshaped and he has suspected Hydrocephalus

  • Gede Ferdinana

    Age: 10 Condition: Hydrocephalus Gede is severely disabled. His head is misshaped and he has suspected Hydrocephalus