Photo Stories: African Women and Kids
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Light in the dark
Amelia lives in a house with her three sisters. Her parents have passed away. Her oldest sister was away today, selling things on the street. Her baby sister sits at a table near an oil lamp. The lamp helps give light at nighttime. There is no electricity in the house.

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Maputo project participant

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Posted 4:57PM on Thursday, August 09, 2007 Pacific Time


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When my parents died some neighbors and family abandoned us, although some are still supportive, but it is different than before. Now, my family will say hello in the street, but they will not come into our home. I asked my Uncle, why doesn’t anyone visit us? Why won’t people visit?
Maputo project participant

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