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Jakarta

IN A neighbourhood nestled within South Jakarta, 37-year-old Romana operates a small roadside kiosk selling prepaid mobile credit and phone accessories.

But customers also come to her when they want to pay their electricity bills, transfer money, or even sign up as a driver