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Rima, a 21-month-old, takes a bath in the middle of the small street in front of her house on Gili Trawangan. Rima lives with her grandmother, Mar, 39, and a family of five. Their family first arrived in Gili in the 1990s from Central Lombok in search of a better income. “We were forced to move,” said Mar. “Back in Lombok there are no factories, no work places, all you can do is be a rice farmer. We came here looking for money.” She used to babysit children of foreign residents of the island, but after a 2018 earthquake, many resident foreigners left. Now, as many other locals, she has two of her daughters working in restaurants on the island. RNS photo by Alexandra Radu