Single Mothers Hout Bay

Season 5 Episode 37

Thu, 8 Jan 2015 10:00pm

“The mothers must do all the raising up alone no fathers….they are absent….if the fathers are around than [drugs] won’t be a problem”

“We cant give up now….we must continue and just be there for them all the time because they look up to us”

In Hout Bay, single mothers share their struggles with raising their children in a poisonous environment where drug addiction is seen as an inescapable part of daily life. They share their battle to turn their fatherless sons to men.

 

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Director: Jo Menell/ Richard Mills

Produced by: Street Talk Stories

Camera & Researcher: Thembela Dick

Sound: Monde Matyumza

Editor: Thina Daniel

 

 

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