Linda gives birth to a baby out of an affair with her boyfriend Alex who died in an accident. To hide the disgrace, Linda’s father asks his sister to take care of and bring Linda’s baby to Cirebon. Linda is told that her baby died. The baby, who is later named Yatim, receives bad treatment from his caregiver. The money sent by Linda’s father to take care of the orphans is misused and he gets angry when his sister asks for more money. Then Linda goes to Cirebon to pick up her son who apparently flees to Jakarta to find his mother. He then wanders and becomes a shoe shiner.