Low yielding harvests in recent years means Sula needs to work in Jakarta and send money home
Sular is a drinks seller in Jakarta. He comes from a village in Central Java and has lived in the Indonesian capital for the past 20 years. Like so many Indonesians he came to Jakarta to try to support his family.
Whatever the weather he gets up every day at 5.30am and works until 10pm selling drinks on the streets of the city.
He rarely sees his family for extended periods of time - perhaps once a month or every other month. He says he misses them, but doesn't have a choice as he has to make a living.
He works in order to send money home to the village, but it's difficult to make a steady income.
Sometimes he can make up to five dollars a day - not much he says, just enough to eat.
When asked why he doesn't choose to stay in the village and work so he can be close to his family, Sular points out that back home he can only farm and grow rice.
Harvests have yielded less than they used to in recent years because of the heavy rains.
There's enough to eat, but not enough to pay for taxes and other expenses, which is why he works in Jakarta.
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