High school drop outs

Season 8 Episode 48

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 7:30pm 7:30 pm, Sat, 21 Apr 2018 7:30pm 7:30 pm

Statistics released in 2016 show that over 40% of pupils in South Africa leave school before completing grade 12. These five young men from Philippi joined thousands like themselves and dropped out of school.  Was it a good idea? Did they have a choice? Is this something they regret? A life changing decision made as an adolescent has a far reaching impact on their ability to enter the job market and provide for their families.

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Camera:Nkosazana Sithole

Sound:Banele Poni

Editor: Pretty Mcetywa

Research: Zano Mramba

Directed by: Jo Menell and Richard Mills

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