World Bank and Private Companies Plan to Address Poverty in Yogyakarta
The Yogyakarta Regional Legislative Council revealed that World Bank and private firms are set to help the city alleviate poverty.
The Council has met the government to ask for solutions that could help the city reduce its poverty rate by 2019. The poverty rate in Yogyakarta currently stands at 13 percent and multiple parties are now involved in making sure that the city finds a way to curb poverty.
One of the concerns related to poverty in Yogyakarta is public housing. This year World Bank has agreed to help revamp 30,000 uninhabitable houses in 34