The capital is from my uninformed eye, surrounded by a complex eclectic configuration of interdependencies between several estates made of commercial relations…. it’s like everywhere yes.
So I saw some rice fields where a local basically explained that everything is sold to foreign country as this is considered as “Organic” in exchange, they can purchase some cheap rice from other poor countries not tagged with the sale quality.
You can also see a broken bridge replaced and left here (too expensive to secure and remove).
You can see that a hard road is indeed an option, even in the biggest city.
The grass is used as a dryer and the river carries all sorts of rejections but is also used to clean.
Starting a life most will have a couple of sheets of metal and wood, then you can buy some bricks and the you can pretend to have a second floor and so on.