Greater Medan

SPONSORED AREAS
Greater Jakarta / Greater Surabaya / Greater Medan

3. GREATER MEDAN :
3.1. Polonia

Location:
  • Central of Medan, airport area
  • Close to main streets
  • Demographics:
  • Type: Urban and slum area
  • Size: Approx. 2000 families
  • Mostly street sellers and becak drivers
  • Physical:
  • Houses built semi-permanently
  • Poor sanitation
  • Children:
  • Older children are geared to become street sellers
  • Currently sponsored children:
  • Total of 125 children
  • Ratio of 66 female and 59 male
  • 3.2. Belawan

    Location:
  • North of Medan city
  • Close to Belawan seaport
  • Demographics:
  • Coastal and poor area
  • Size: Approx. 3000 families
  • Mostly fishermen
  • Physical:
  • Houses built semi-permanently on the water
  • Very poor sanitations
  • Children:
  • Older children are to become fishermen
  • Girls are potential to become prostitutes
  • Currently sponsored children:
  • Total of 130 children
  • Ratio of 66 female and 64 male
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