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L AW E YA N A T L A S What’s happening in Laweyan?

LAWEYAN PROFILE

This Mini Atlas collects information about Laweyan so everyone can see and understand what is going on. Information about the condition of services can help

What are Laweyan’s assets?

Population = 2,568 # Households (HH) = 599 Average HH size = 4.2

“Laweyan” originates from the Javanese word for ‘thread’. It is the oldest and smallest Kelurahan. It is a heritage site for its batik industry, buildings, and traditions. People here design, produce, tailor, and sell batik.

Laweyan’s Location in Solo

ASSETS Heritage and tourism Batik factories and jobs

Pop. by Age 60+ 50 – 59 40 – 49 30 – 39 20 – 29 10 – 19 0–9

Identity as center of batik industriy in Solo A Batik Factory in Laweyan Kelurahan

What are potential issues?

The batik industry is a strong asset. It provides a source of jobs and tourism. Yet, its need for production space may come into conflict with demand for new housing. Factories also pollute the river.

Seasonal flooding

people discuss what they want from the annual participatory budgeting process, the musrenbang. Our goal is to make citizens more informed about their communities.

Poor environmental and waste conditions Poor ground water quality

LAWEYAN NEIGHBORHOOD MAP LEGEND Kantor Keluharan (Community Center)

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Cemetery Bridge

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Area of Flooding

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SOURCE: UO Kelurahan Survey,

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Google Earth, Bakosurtanal, GTZ DATE: Dec. 2009 NOTE: Batik factory locations approximate and based on GTZ and Solo Tourist Maps www.solokotakita.org PROJECT SPONSORS:

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E D U CAT I O N The percentage of children out

WAT E R OUT OF SCHOOL

2% of children

of school is below the Kec.

PDAM

15%

KEC. PDAM

How can residents have access

KEC. PUBLIC WC

27% of households have access to public WC,

to cleaner drinking water? PDAM access is low and well water

the community.

KEL. PUBLIC WC

PUBLIC versus PRIVATE WC

KEL. PDAM

students are getting an

PUBLIC WELLS

100 m.

S A N I TAT I O N

average. This means the education. This is an asset for

50

which is above the Kec. average of 11%. 73% have access to private sanitation, below the

is polluted by improper disposal of batik dyes.

11%

Kec. average of 76%.

Public = 27% Private = 73%

PRIVATE WELLS

The City and

65%

GTZ installed a water filter to help clean

% AGE 7 – 18 NOT IN SCHOOL 0–4%

4 – 20 %

HOUSING How can Laweyan accommodate the

% HOUSEHOLDS WITH PUBLIC WELLS 0 – 15 %

15 – 22 %

22 – 58 %

E C O N O M Y / P OV E R T Y LAND TITLES =

TOP 4 OCCUPATIONS

74%

POVERTY RATE = 12% Overall poverty is not high,but is concentrated closer to the river

housing needs of residents

dyes draining into the river.

damaging heritage buildings?

Informal Worker = 42%

The high rate of land tenure

Laborer = 37%

creates community stability.

Large Entrepreneur = 12%

COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS

Does pollution and sanitation

and poor sanitation more than others? 1 – Dengue

Dengue and diarrhea are both epidemics

KEC. POVERTY

2 – Diarrhea

caused by the poor quality of water.

TOP 2 HEALTH ISSUES 1 – Batik industry

Many residents design,

pollution

produce, tailor, and sell batik.

2 – Garbage % HH WITH LAND TITLE 50 – 79 %

% HOUSEHOLDS IN POVERTY 79 – 100 %

50 – 84 %

KEL. POVERTY

Small Entreprenuer = 9%

0 – 50 %

11 – 50 %

HEALTH

and cemeteries.

and newcomers without

% HOUSEHOLDS WITH PUBLIC WC 0 – 11 %

0 – 13 %

13+ %

accumulation

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