Education, Skills and Learning

Indonesian students are trading plastic waste for wifi access during COVID-19

Dimas Anwar Saputra, a 15-year-old junior high school student, wearing a red protective mask, studies with other students using free internet wifi access that they got by exchanging plastic waste, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at a local district office in Jakarta, Indonesia September 9, 2020. Picture taken September 9, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan - RC2WYI9OYO8J

"If we collect trash, it's like a charity for me and apart from that we also get free internet data," Dimas said Image: REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Yuddy Budiman Cahya
Video Journalist, Reuters
Tommy Andriansyah
Journalist, Thomson Reuters
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