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KHUTSONG, SOUTH AFRICA - OCTOBER 16: Bafana Mashata, age 17, does his homework and with his mom Catherine (L), uncle and sister on October 16, 2012, in Khutsong, South Africa. Khutsong, a black township. Is located about 56 miles west of Johannesburg, and surrounded by gold mines. Because of recent strikes many mineworkers has been fired which is making the poverty worse here. His mother, Catherine Mashata, age 37, is unemployed. The communal toilets are dirty and often broken. (Photo by Per-Anders Pettersson)