Image 1 of 1


ditown00156 Township  Voyokazi Klaasie, age 22, doing her laundry on June 28, 2001 in Site B Khayelitsha, a township about 35 kilometers outside Cape Town, South Africa. SHe originaly comes from Cieski, a former homeland now a part of the Eastern Cape Province. Khayelitsha is one of the poorest and fastest growing townships in South Africa. People usually come from the rural areas in Eastern Cape province to find work as maids and laborers. Most people don't find work and the unemployment rate is very high, together with lot of violence and a growing HIV-Aids epidemic itÕs a harsh area to live in. Cleaning, washing..Photo: Per-Anders Pettersson/iAfrika Photos.