Chris de Bode

KwaZulu Natal, SOUTH AFRICA

In the Drakensberg mountains, near Loskop, 16 year old Khawulani Mbele holds his favourite photo of his mother Joyce who died of an Aids related illness in early 2008. His elder sister Lihle is now head of the household, responsible for her two brothers, four cousins and her aunt who is too weak from Aids and TB to look after her own children. Child-headed households such as this are becoming more common in South Africa, as the Aids epidemic continues to ravage the country.

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