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The house is small - in Cape Town

A Venice Arts crew of photographers went to South Africa in 2006 to teach photography skills to 15 HIV positive women, recent moms, or moms-to-be, who reside in the townships of Cape Town. These extraordinary women documented their lives and shared their stories.

In this web video, listen to project organizers talk about the teaching experience, and view scenes of the women at work photographing their life in their homes and neighborhoods. For more images and stories, visit the project website.



making stories with the women in cape town

mediastream topic: Cape Town
Township
Nwabisa Ndlokovane

The Welcome is Big
Nwabisa Ndlokovane

Woman in Enkanini
Funeka Nceke

Birth at Maternity Clinic
Yolanda Tsini

Sorrow and Surprise
Thembisa Mdatyulwe

In the Shabeen
Thabile Kwezi

Nolukholo’s House
Phumza Brikwa

Nolukholo
Phumza Brikwa

School Girl
Nwabisa Ndlokovane

Untitled
Nozandulela Samela

 

latest activity in Cape Town

related links
UNAIDS.org South Africa country information
Global HIV/AIDS - The CDC's Emergency Plan in South Africa
UNICEF - South Africa information portal page
UNICEF - South Africa country page

 

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I want to be alive when the cure comes. Whatsoever there is that tries to stop me, I will jump over it. Nothing can stop me.
Nozandulela Samela
Cape Town project participant


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