English Precious Trash

Kaliyem

Precious Trash

During their breaks, women vegetable farmers in Jernih Jaya village turn plastic waste into handicrafts. Motivated by Kaliyem, over a dozen women in the village appeal to residents to manage their own trash.

Oleh YOLA SASTRA
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Kaliyem, 45, showed a knitted hat with yellow, red, purple, white and black patterns. Adeptly, she demonstrated how to knit a hat made from used plastic bags. “I learned [to knit and weaving] as an autodidact. At first I learned from a relative in Jambi. Then I found the tricks of the trade myself [...]