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Saturday, June 12, 2010   1
Who We Are
           The youth of Twsane Home of Hope
                  and Child Soul Care


Saturday, June 12, 2010    ...
We are 13 kids living in Pretoria, South Africa.
                                  We live at 2 different shelters
       ...
We all live together, which makes us very close.
                          The shelters are a safe place. We eat, sleep, g...
Photography is very new to us but we’re
                            happy to share our stories with you!




Saturday, Jun...
Some information about youth in South Africa


              There are about 50 million people living
              in Sou...
Introducing...


Saturday, June 12, 2010                    7
My name is Nhlanhla Sibici (Lucky). When I grow up I want to be a mechanical
                                 engineer, be...
In our school holiday, weekends, I like to play a lot. Sometimes I sleep inside the house,
                     sometimes ...
My name is Loren, I’m 11 years old. I was born in Congo. Life there at Congo, there’s
                     always wars hap...
When I grow up I’d like to be a teacher. Some people, they tell me that being a teacher, I
               won’t get lots o...
My name is Doctor. I come from Petersburg.


Saturday, June 12, 2010                                                12
I came (to Pretoria) because I want to get in school because the schools of Petersburg
                                   ...
My name is Zozuko. I am 12 years old and in grade 5. My talent is athletics. I can
                              run very ...
The color I choose (to describe my life) is blue. Light blue. Cause I get what I want, but
                    not every t...
My name is Alfred. I’m 14 years old. I’m here because I want to learn.


Saturday, June 12, 2010                          ...
I want to be a pastor, because I want to learn more about the Bible, and I want to
                                       ...
My name is NosiPhiwe. I’m 14 years old. I like to swim if it’s hot out.


Saturday, June 12, 2010                         ...
I want to make a big house for my family, and I want to be a fashion designer in
                                         ...
My name is Lindo. I play rugby. My hobby is to run. I’m 14 years old.


Saturday, June 12, 2010                           ...
I want to be a soldier, to protect my country. I also want to be a scientist, to learn
              more about the planet...
My name is Nancy and I’m 13 years old. Next year I turn 14. I like going out, and
                                  someti...
My dream is to make my family happy, and to live in peace.


Saturday, June 12, 2010                                      ...
My name is Happy, and I came from Pumalanga. I’m 14 years old, and I love to draw.

Saturday, June 12, 2010               ...
When I grow up I want to be a doctor to help people who are sick.


Saturday, June 12, 2010                               ...
My name is George. I’m 14 years old. At weekends I like to play soccer, and go to
                                     Chu...
When I grow up I want to be a doctor too. Maybe us children now, those who want
                           to be doctors, ...
Hello, my name is Boitumelo. I’m in Grade Eight at Port Elizabeth. My favorite subject
                                   ...
I want to be a hostess because I want to fly in the sky. My father works as a police
                                     ...
My name is Thabiso. I’m 13 years old and I go to Western Primary School.


Saturday, June 12, 2010                        ...
When I grow up I want to be a doctor and a soccer player. My dream is to heal
                                            ...
My name is Itumeleng. I am in grade 8. My favorite food is meat and rice. On the
                                         ...
What makes me happy? When I’m with my friends, when the weather is bright,
                                           when...
Thanks for getting to know us!

Saturday, June 12, 2010                                    34
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We are 13 kids living in Pretoria, South Africa. We live at 2 different shelters - the girls at Tswane Home of Hope - the boys at Child Soul Care.

We all live together, which makes us very close. The shelters are a safe place. We eat, sleep, go to school, go to church and play together.

Photography is very new to us but we’re happy to share our stories with you!

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  1. 1. Saturday, June 12, 2010 1
  2. 2. Who We Are The youth of Twsane Home of Hope and Child Soul Care Saturday, June 12, 2010 2
  3. 3. We are 13 kids living in Pretoria, South Africa. We live at 2 different shelters - the girls at Tswane Home of Hope - the boys at Child Soul Care. Saturday, June 12, 2010 3
  4. 4. We all live together, which makes us very close. The shelters are a safe place. We eat, sleep, go to school, go to church and play together. Saturday, June 12, 2010 4
  5. 5. Photography is very new to us but we’re happy to share our stories with you! Saturday, June 12, 2010 5
  6. 6. Some information about youth in South Africa There are about 50 million people living in South Africa. 30% of this population are 14 years old and younger. That equals 15 million kids! The rate of HIV/Aids is dangerously high - as much as 20%. There are many orphans or children neglected because of illness. Many children are forced to live on the streets because of a lack of protection at home. Child care workers in South Africa estimate as many as 12,000 youth live on the streets, but this number is rising. Saturday, June 12, 2010 6
  7. 7. Introducing... Saturday, June 12, 2010 7
  8. 8. My name is Nhlanhla Sibici (Lucky). When I grow up I want to be a mechanical engineer, because my dad was a mechanical engineer. Saturday, June 12, 2010 8
  9. 9. In our school holiday, weekends, I like to play a lot. Sometimes I sleep inside the house, sometimes I go out and see people and talk to them, and play with my friends. Saturday, June 12, 2010 9
  10. 10. My name is Loren, I’m 11 years old. I was born in Congo. Life there at Congo, there’s always wars happening. We came here because maybe there won’t be wars. Saturday, June 12, 2010 10
  11. 11. When I grow up I’d like to be a teacher. Some people, they tell me that being a teacher, I won’t get lots of money. But I don’t care, it’s not about money. As long as I’m getting those children to achieve their dreams, there’s no problem. Saturday, June 12, 2010 11
  12. 12. My name is Doctor. I come from Petersburg. Saturday, June 12, 2010 12
  13. 13. I came (to Pretoria) because I want to get in school because the schools of Petersburg teach Lesotho, and I wanted to learn English. Saturday, June 12, 2010 13
  14. 14. My name is Zozuko. I am 12 years old and in grade 5. My talent is athletics. I can run very fast. And my favorite subject in school is math. Saturday, June 12, 2010 14
  15. 15. The color I choose (to describe my life) is blue. Light blue. Cause I get what I want, but not every time. I go to school. I get food, I get a shelter to sleep. I’m educated. Saturday, June 12, 2010 15
  16. 16. My name is Alfred. I’m 14 years old. I’m here because I want to learn. Saturday, June 12, 2010 16
  17. 17. I want to be a pastor, because I want to learn more about the Bible, and I want to teach people about God. Saturday, June 12, 2010 17
  18. 18. My name is NosiPhiwe. I’m 14 years old. I like to swim if it’s hot out. Saturday, June 12, 2010 18
  19. 19. I want to make a big house for my family, and I want to be a fashion designer in America. These are my dreams. Saturday, June 12, 2010 19
  20. 20. My name is Lindo. I play rugby. My hobby is to run. I’m 14 years old. Saturday, June 12, 2010 20
  21. 21. I want to be a soldier, to protect my country. I also want to be a scientist, to learn more about the planets. At school, they told us the planets are eight now, because Pluto is no longer a planet. Saturday, June 12, 2010 21
  22. 22. My name is Nancy and I’m 13 years old. Next year I turn 14. I like going out, and sometimes I like going to school, sometimes not. Saturday, June 12, 2010 22
  23. 23. My dream is to make my family happy, and to live in peace. Saturday, June 12, 2010 23
  24. 24. My name is Happy, and I came from Pumalanga. I’m 14 years old, and I love to draw. Saturday, June 12, 2010 24
  25. 25. When I grow up I want to be a doctor to help people who are sick. Saturday, June 12, 2010 25
  26. 26. My name is George. I’m 14 years old. At weekends I like to play soccer, and go to Church Square and look at people dancing. Saturday, June 12, 2010 26
  27. 27. When I grow up I want to be a doctor too. Maybe us children now, those who want to be doctors, can come up with a good idea for healing the HIV. Saturday, June 12, 2010 27
  28. 28. Hello, my name is Boitumelo. I’m in Grade Eight at Port Elizabeth. My favorite subject is math. Saturday, June 12, 2010 28
  29. 29. I want to be a hostess because I want to fly in the sky. My father works as a police officer. Saturday, June 12, 2010 29
  30. 30. My name is Thabiso. I’m 13 years old and I go to Western Primary School. Saturday, June 12, 2010 30
  31. 31. When I grow up I want to be a doctor and a soccer player. My dream is to heal people that are sick. Saturday, June 12, 2010 31
  32. 32. My name is Itumeleng. I am in grade 8. My favorite food is meat and rice. On the weekends I like to go to the movie. Saturday, June 12, 2010 32
  33. 33. What makes me happy? When I’m with my friends, when the weather is bright, when the sun is shining. Saturday, June 12, 2010 33
  34. 34. Thanks for getting to know us! Saturday, June 12, 2010 34
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