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Indonesia: Land of Contrasts

Satellite Dish and Toilet

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Satellite Dish and Toilet

Many houses in rural Indonesia have satellite dishes, and the country has the second-highest number of Facebook users and third-highest numbers of Twitter users. Twenty five percent of the rural population does not have sanitation facilities. This house features an outhouse over a river.

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