What is it like to live along the railway tracks when every ten minutes a train passes by just a couple of meters from your home.
It is a very usual scene for people who are living beside the active railway tracks in slum areas of Indonesia’s rapid growing and overpopulated capital Jakarta.
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#1 Kids Are Playing With Fire On An Active Railway Tracks In A Slum Area Next To Jakarta Kota Train Station. It Is The Only Playground They Have
#2 This Woman Makes A Living By Collecting Plastic And Recycling It
On a good days she can earn up to 5 euros a day. It is a very common way to make money of people who are living in a slum area.
#3 Jonathan Holding His One-Month-Old Daughter After Coming Back From His Work
He used to make a living by busking in the streets with his guitar, but now after baby was born he started to work at a construction company to make more money for his family. He is living in a small house besides the railway tracks.
#4 Women Is Sitting Comfortably On The Railway Tracks While Train Is Passing By Just A Couple Of Meters Behind Her
#5 Young Girl Drying Herself After Shower. There Are Very Few Facilities In The Slum, People Bath With Water That Comes From A Small Well Next To The Tracks
#6 People Lives In Small Shacks That They Built Themselves Or Rented From Someone. Rent Prices On Average Are Around 20 Euros Per Month For A Small Room
#7 Men Are Playing Chess Next To The Active Railway Tracks. Trains Pass By Approximately Every 10-20 Minutes
#8 Evening In A Slum
#9 Woman With Her Grandchildren In Their Little Room. 5 People Are Living In This Small Room