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The Guava neighborhood of Maputo has a number of deserted homes with no roofs. Families may move in to an empty home and then try to put up a roof with metal panels or wood.

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I am interested to finish the building and live there
Armindo Filipe Tovale
Birro T3
Posted Thursday, July 03, 2008 6:32AM

I find this image very intriguing because it draws me in and raises so many questions. I want to know more!
Santa Monica, CA
Posted Thursday, August 23, 2007 11:58AM

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author of this photograph:

Maputo project participant

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Posted 5:14PM on Thursday, August 09, 2007 Pacific Time


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Maputo The space we call home

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Decorating the house

His own room

The motorcycle in our bedroom

Two brothers

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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