I found this video via a blog somewhere (I’ve read several today and don’t remember where I ran across this link). It was a link/post in response to World AIDS Day. It is a collection of photos taken with disposable cameras given to the children in the piece. The following quote from one of the Shange family was simply incredible:
“When our parents died, life was very difficult. We felt alone, like nobody was going to support us. We had to change our lives. Our only problem is food. This is the only life we know. We have no other problems. The hardest problem is getting enough food to eat.”
–Shange family: 2 girls and 4 boys. Dad died in 2001, Mom in 2003. Mandla, age 14; Nothando, age 15; Siphiwe, age 19; Thulani, age 17; Sithembiso, age 10; Mahlatsi, age 8
I just wanted to post this. Check out the video and also check out what Oxfam is doing around the world.