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    Local Solutions to Poverty (LSP) Achievement Brief 2017

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    A summary of how Local Solutions to Poverty strengthened Indonesian village development and basic service delivery in 2017.

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    Taking Care of Our Parents

    Friday, May 26, 2017

    Taking Care of Our Parents

    In the village of Pejanggik, in Central Lombok, the village government has used village funds to provide vitamins and regular twice-yearly medical checkups for older members of the community who are not covered by Indonesia’s health insurance program for the poor and near-poor. Last year, 1,200 elderly people joined the program, of whom only around 300 were covered by the national insurance program.

     

    (Foto: Fauzan Ijazah)