Family portrait: In Jakarta's "kampongs," the homes were smaller than in other slums Bendiksen visited. One couple, with their three teenage daughters, lives here. There is space to sit upright, but not to stand. Although the room is extraordinarily small, it's also very tidy. "You see here the same elements as in your own house: framed family pictures, wallpaper improvised," Bendiksen says. "No matter what economic condition people are living in, not only do we need to create shelter over our head, but to create a home."
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