Help Arung Start Over After the Earthquakes and Tsunami!

Update posted by Tormund aka Liz B On Oct 28, 2018

Arung has moved out of the refugee camp!

It was very wet and cold there in the tents, not to mention crowded with unpleasant smells. He has moved into a house with his friend. The house was formerly the home of his friend's parents, but sadly they perished in the disasters.

It is just the two of them. The house is mostly okay, but it is missing some of the back of it and the kitchen. But it is an improvement over the camp and they are very fortunate to have this place to live.

Clean water is still scarce. He's been experiencing frequent bouts of diarrhea. But they are expecting rain soon and have placed various buckets and other containers to collect the rain water to drink.

Using some of the money you have donated, he was able to purchase food. Nothing fancy - some rice and canned goods - but they feasted like kings!

Most days when we talk he tells me two things. The first is that he is sad and misses his father very much. The second is that he is so very thankful. He's grateful for the money we have sent so that he can live better than most right now. There is a roof over his head and food in his belly. And he's extremely thankful to be able to continue to purchase cell phone data and keep in contact with us all. More than the money, this is what has given him comfort and hope.

And without fail, it is still his daily mission to make us all smile and laugh.

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Arung, you are the greatest inspiration! Thank you for every smile you put on my face. Love you, Slavi

Slavica

Backed with $100.00 On Oct 18, 2018

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We love you Arung!!! Big hug GQB

Gonçalo Bento

Backed with $30.00 On Oct 17, 2018

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Amber Handelman

Backed with $10.00 On Oct 17, 2018

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Nancy Hanrahan

Backed with $25.00 On Oct 17, 2018

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Arung, you have been very positive and resilient at such a difficult time. Stay strong and look forward to brighter future! Arctan

Guest

Backed with $200.00 On Oct 17, 2018

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Anonymous

Backed On Oct 16, 2018 Amount Hidden

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Arung... As I've told you before, you're one of the kindest people I've never met. If there is ever a way I can help you... please reach out!

Goat Ronin

Backed with $100.00 On Oct 15, 2018

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Arung, stay well my friend. I know starting over is not easy after what you have sadly been through. We all support you, Buxom :).

Ashley Freemon

Backed with $10.00 On Oct 15, 2018

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