Tragedy in Asmat
Monday, 12 February 2018
What happened recently in Asmat, Papua, shows that pouring in massive amounts of state funds does not automatically improve the prosperity and health of the people. Many factors lead to distortions, from possible leaks to funds not reaching the right targets. It is as if the poor are only used as a reason to increase funding every year, but they never get to enjoy the benefits.
The fact is that many children in Papua’s Asmat Regency are suffer...
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