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The Two Brothers Inspiring The Indonesian Government To Clean Up The Citarum

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Sam, (20) and Gary, (23) Bencheghib are the founders of Make a Change World, a media outlet that shares one to three-minute videos made by them to inspire social change. Their most recent venture saw them row up one of the world’s most polluted rivers in Indonesia, the Citarum, in kayaks made from plastic bottles….

Viewed almost 600,000 thousand times on social media and shared across international news platforms, their video has even caught the eye of the Indonesian Government – who have now pledged to clean the river up in under two years. Anthea Ayache caught up with the pioneering brothers to find out more.