Heavy rain greeted the LeaN On team upon our arrival in Bandung. We visited Paris van Java, also known as Indonesia’s city of flowers, for a glimpse of the inclusive COVID-19 risk communications in greater Bandung. Heartwarming stories we have heard during virtual exchanges encouraged us to meet some of the caseworkers and program participants in person to dive deeper into their experiences.

Battling Stigma and Misinformation

Our first meeting was at a modest kiosk where Sri, a program participant, manages a laundry business. While waiting for her customers, Sri started to share a story of her 10-year-old daughter who…


LeaN On by INVEST DM is a USAID funded COVID-19 risk communications & engagement of people with disabilities & vulnerable groups in seven regencies in Indonesia

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