People scavenging on rubbish dump
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Life on South African rubbish dump

Nomsa Maseko reports from the town of Viljoenskroon in South Africa, where a massive rubbish dump has become a source of survival for the local community.

One resident, Mapule Sekwati, 73, has been collecting and sorting refuse for 25 years in order to put her children through school.

  • 27 Aug 2013
  • From the section Africa
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