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Future, jobs, happiness: Eradicating poverty the Sawahlunto way

  • Syofiardi Bachyul Jb

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, November 22 2012 | 08:02 am

PREMIUM The Sawahlunto municipality’s achievement in transforming the city from a former coal mining town into a prime tourist city has become a major topic of discussion in West Sumatra, but its other great achievement has been less exposed, namely its success in eradicating poverty through concrete and continuous programs involving residents.

The programs have been successful in suppressing the...