News of slum dwellers perishing when their informal homes along river banks are swept away during the rainy season have been getting quite common in parts of Indonesia. The potential devastation of heavy rainfall and the breaking of the dam along the Pluit River prompted the relocation of slum dwellers to a safer, dignified accommodation. … Continue reading Inside Rusunawa Marunda – The realities of slum relocation & social housing
TBN Asia will be conducting 4 exploration trips to Batam, Jakarta, parts of Malaysia, and Singapore. Find out more!
Batam is a small island along Indonesia’s archipelago – just a short one-hour boat ride from Singapore. It is a convenient and affordable tourist destination, known for its beaches, resorts, nightlife and duty-free malls. But step beyond this enclave and you’ll discover a whole new side of Batam that only the locals are privy to. … Continue reading The Toilet Project, Batam // Indonesia