Pandawara formed in 2022 after flooding caused by rivers clogged with rubbish damaged their homes – now they are national celebrities

They started as flood victims, now they are touted as local heroes for cleaning up the rivers and beaches of Indonesia’s third largest city Bandung in West Java, amassing over 9 million followers on TikTok and Instagram in the process and influencing others across the country to join the fight against pollution.

The Pandawara group is five men in their early twenties and was formed in 2022 after flooding caused by rivers clogged with rubbish damaged their homes. They take their name from the five Pandava princes of Indian folklore and the word wara, which translates to the five bearers of good news.

Continue reading…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Bought a New House? How to Avoid Moving Regrets

WHO hasn’t come to regret leaving behind a piece that was purged…

Hilarious Siri Easter eggs hidden in your iPhone revealed

SIRI is great for answering everyday questions for iPhone users but did…

Things Are Looking Up for Asteroid Mining

Everyone’s into asteroids these days. Space agencies in Japan and the United…