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'Shot in Joburg': Homeless youth trained as photographers

Downtown Johannesburg is a tough place to be homeless.

But one group of former street children have found a way to learn a skill and make a living.

"I was shot in Joburg" is a studio that teaches formerly homeless youngsters how to take photographs of their neighbourhood and make a profit from it.

BBC News went to meet one of the project's first graduates.

Video journalist: Christian Parkinson

  • 16 Sep 2015
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