June 2017


Fire and devastation in Imizamo Yethu Township – loss, regrowth and community

In the early hours of February 2016, my brother’s housekeeper Xolisile, and her daughter Kaushi, lost their home to a fire in Imizamo Yethu. Later that day I visited the burn site with my brother, Ian, to see where we could help. When we arrived, many of the exhausted victims were already rebuilding their homes with whatever could be salvaged. The

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