Strong advocate for children’s education and women’s empowerment.
Jero Mangku Made Ariawan
Jero Mangku Made Ariawan is a well respected politician and Hindu priest in Bali. He is extremely passionate about supporting and protecting Balinese culture and it’s people.
Non-conformist UK fashion entrepreneur with a skill and love of networking. 1999 – 2009 lived and worked in Shanghai before “retiring” to Bali. Throughout his life, a workaholic and passionate humanitarian. During the last eleven years has worked, like Sarah, without income since coming to Bali. Established the Solemen health foundation caring for now approaching 3,000 people affected by a variety of physically and psychosocial health conditions.
Head of Outreach
Sarah is a UK qualified nurse with 28-years experience working in NHS hospitals. Sarah co-founded the Outreach programme at Solemen in 2012.
Since 2015 iconic actress and model, Tamara has donated time, love and energy.
She regularly visits our Solebuddies in their homes, at our Care and Recovery Centre or in hospital.
Dr Gusti Rai
Solemen Ambassador and Medical Advisor
Is an experienced and modern thinking Balinese psychiatrist who also founded Rumah Berdaya, a day centre for people living with schizophrenia.
He assesses, treats and monitors all Solemen’s mental health Solebuddies.
Solemen Ambassador and Legal Advisor
A well known and highly respected Indonesian lawyer who has an office in Denpasar. He assists Solemen with any legal requirements.
Solemen Ambassador Secretary
Assists Solemen with administration.
Komang Yuvi Astika
Deputy Outreach Team Leader
Yupi is Solemen’s longest serving member staff and is Sarah’s deputy.
Outreach Team Coordinator
Ayu organises and coordinates all Outreach activities.
I Gede Sumartama (Gede)
Gede is Solemen’s Qualified nurse
I Made Dedi Murniawan
Dedi is focusing on mental health patients.
I Dika Puji Triono
Dika accompanies patients at the hospital. He is also the team handyman responsible for simple repairs at the centre or Solebuddies homes.
I Sang Gede Susanta (Dode)
Dode accompanies patients at the hospital
Outreach Team and Patient Transport
Kadek is responsible for transporting the Solebuddies from their homes to clinics or hospital appointments
Care & Recovery Centre team
Kadek Kariani (Tina)
Responsible for maintaining high-standard at all times at Recovery Care Centre to ensure that all Solemen’s patients needs met.
I Made Widiasmini (Ibu Jero)
Housekeeping and cook
Prepare nutritionally balance meals , often in access of 100 meals per day with individual dietary needs catered full