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Hoping for a real home in new year....

Hoping for a real home in new year....

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alexander stefanatos


Pro Member, thessaloniki

Hoping for a real home in new year....

South Africa Cape Town
At the districts of Cape Town is the "tin city", a huge second city of thousands of people living in apalling tin houses and in bare necessities. The majority of them are unemploid that, with daybreak, they flee to the city center in search for some work. The few luckier ones, struggle to keep on their feet with any kind of local trade in small shops. Their dream is to build a real home and quite often this remains for ever a dream.

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  • Zugreister 26/01/2014 18:59

    That´s great. Very inters ting perspective.
    LG
  • mike snead 15/01/2014 18:10

    strong,yet sad.
  • Dragomir Vukovic 09/01/2014 18:25

    strong !
  • Vera Shulga 06/01/2014 20:27

    there are rich people, there are poor people...unfortunately..
    great b&w photo!
  • Tassos Kitsakis 06/01/2014 16:09

    Ich dachte, jetzt haben sie alles in der eigenen Hand genommen, es musste doch etwas zu machen sein?

  • SINA 06/01/2014 9:25

    Ein beeindruckendes Foto dieser Situation
    Zu Hoffen das ein baldiges Wunder geschieht und der Wandel eintritt Alexander
    Herzliche Grüße
    Von Sina
  • Harold Thompson 06/01/2014 9:13

    A scene in so many countries. hope it could change but afraid it will not change soon.
    :-)) Harold
  • Andy-Wood 06/01/2014 1:33

    An excellent image but unfortunately these places exist in many countries ... people make the best of what they have.

    all the best
    Andy
  • Adele Oliver 05/01/2014 21:21

    the more things change, the more they stay the same - so they say .... a thought provoking capture and words from you - a wish that one could do something to help !!
    greetings, Adele
  • Lawson McCulloch 05/01/2014 20:06

    Little has changed for the poorer people, and sadly it never will as the greedy and wealthy have it set up this way.
    best wishes,
    Lawson
  • Haiying 05/01/2014 18:43

    This photo sends a strong signal. Excellent work!
  • BRYAN CRUTE 05/01/2014 15:39

    They now have democratic rule but its obvious little has changed for the poorer people.

    Regards
    Bryan
  • Sue Thompson 05/01/2014 13:24

    We areall guilty of letting this happen to others......throuh war and governments causing problems, racial discrimination......and many more factors........and in many places in the world........

    A suerb shot showing how dreadful life is for many poor souls.

    :))..

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