Chris de Bode

KwaZulu Natal, SOUTH AFRICA

In the Drakensberg mountains Lihle Mbele and her aunt Ntombi wait in the hospital for Ntombi to receive treatment for TB. They are waiting in the same hospital where her mother died just a few days later of an Aids related illness, leaving Lihle to look after the family. 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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Chris de Bode
City
KwaZulu Natal
Country
SOUTH AFRICA
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