Bapak Agus at his kiosk outside the Jongaya leprosy settlement, Makassar, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Bapak Agus at his kiosk outside the Jongaya leprosy settlement, Makassar, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Bapak Agus was born in 1968. He first found out that he was infected with leprosy when he was 18 years old but received no treatment for two years. He now has problems with his hands and had his foot amputated several years ago. He met his current wife, Ibu Hamriani, at the Daya leprosy hospital and they married in 1999. He has two children - Samsida, 21, from a previous marriage, and Nurlina, 11, from his marriage with Ibu Hamriani. None of his children have leprosy. Bapak Agus runs a small kiosk selling cigarettes, coffee and phone credit outside of Jongaya, and also helps teenagers from the settlement to find work away from the settlement.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download