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The New Normal

The New Normal

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I would like to welcome you to our home, where women speak and men listen. Where we've done away with centralised, hierarchical structures and now self govern in localised, decentralized focus groups. We own our…

The Flow of Food

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I’ve become a huge fan of Sankey Diagrams recently. I find them a helpful way of showing resource flows as inputs, outputs and how much or what flows where. One stormy Thursday afternoon, I ventured…
Side by Side

Side by Side

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Amidst the uncertainties and anger, amidst all the injustice and hunger, there is this beautiful certainty about togetherness. Together, we can overcome everything. Noone can take it away from us. The pandemic has given us…
Shack Demolition in Lockdown

Shack Demolition in Lockdown

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NollyI am Nolly, I live with my mother in a new home. I remember the day my mother told me that we will build a new home in a new Area called Xakabantu, it was…

Below is My Normal Day

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It’s Easter weekend. Our group of displaced friends have all been shipped to Strandfontein, there is no break in the need, as most South Africans live on the poverty line and COVID-19 has exposed massive…

Bucket Collection

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I've phoned Avela to find out whether the 25litre buckets are at the community centre for collection. Usually we transfer the soup or veg stew into large pots at the centre (from where they are…

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