Worldwide, one billion people are living in slums. Half of those are our neighbours living in urban slums in Asia Pacific.
Luke Millar is Habitat for Humanity Australia’s Regional Program Manager for South East Asia. He shares with us his visit to a slum as part of a recent trip to Indonesia.
When Habitat for Humanity Australia Ambassador, Angela Catterns, first met Njor, it was in the slums of Phnom Penh in Cambodia. Njor lived with her children and elderly father in the only place she could afford: a small, poorly built shack.