Khayelitsha

Collection by The Bambini Dream Foundation

22 
Pins
 • 
176 
Followers

Khayelitsha is a partially informal township in Western Cape, South Africa, located on the Cape Flats in the City of Cape Town. The name is Xhosa for New Home. It is reputed to be the largest and fastest growing township in South Africa. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khayelitsha

The Bambini Dream Foundation
Braai's (barbeque) are common in South Africa and the townships such as Khayelitsha in Cape Town, are no exception. For a few rand, you can get a various assorment of sausages and meats cooked right on the spot. Photo by Jake Salyers Paises Da Africa, South African Recipes, African Culture, Samhain, Cape Town, Live, The Best, Sausages, Cooking

Braai Place

Braai's (barbeque) are common in South Africa and the townships are no exception. For a few rand, you can get a various assorment of sausages and meats cooked right on the spot. Photo by Jake Salyers

Photo by Marco Lascialfari Xhosa, Cape Town, South Africa, City, Pictures, Image, Photos, City Drawing, Cities

Cape Town photos & pictures on fotocommunity

Photo by Marco Lascialfari

Loo con vista "Questi bagni sono stati installati in Khayelitsha a Città del Capo, senza armadi con l'accordo della Comunità (e reparto consigliere) - sostenendo che la comunità ha accettato di allegare il proprio bagno se la città ha costruito un gabinetto per nucleo familiare, invece del previsto uno per cinque famiglie. Cape Town, Landscapes, Places, Paisajes, Scenery, Lugares

Loo con vista "Questi bagni sono stati installati in Khayelitsha a Città del Capo, senza armadi con l'accordo della Comunità (e reparto consigliere) - sostenendo che la comunità ha accettato di allegare il proprio bagno se la città ha costruito un gabinetto per nucleo familiare, invece del previsto uno per cinque famiglie.

Khayelitsha open-air toilet “deal” is ludicrous! Vacation Places, Dream Vacations, Vacation Spots, Places To Travel, Places To See, Travel Destinations, Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Amazing Places

Khayelitsha open-air toilet “deal” is ludicrous!

Loo with a view" These toilets were installed in Khayelitsha in Cape Town without enclosures with the agreement of the community (and ward councillor) – claiming that the community agreed to enclose their own toilets if the City built one toilet per household instead of the planned one per five households.

Khayelitsha Township in Cape Town is one of South Africa's largest and fastest growing informal settlements. While unemployment stands at nationally, in townships this rises Photograph: Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images University Of Michigan Flint, Africa Mission Trip, Cozy Basement, Welfare State, Africa Travel, Cape Town, South Africa, City Photo, Global Fund

Khayelitsha Township in Ness Townsfolk is one of Southwest Continent’s largest and fastest growing unceremonious settlements. Piece unemployment stands at 24.5% nationwide, in townships this rises 57%. Ikon: Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images

Join this 3 to 4 hour Cape Town Township tour with a local tour guide. The tour consists of minimal walking for a better experience to interact with the locals. Drive for 20 minutes to Langa (the first and oldest township) and Gugulethu (meaning our Anna Karenina, Fotojournalismus, Local Tour, Out Of Touch, Out Of Africa, Contemporary Photography, Women In History, Ballet Dancers, Strike A Pose

Noluyanda Mqutwana strikes a pose in 2000 outside her small family house in Khayelitsha, the biggest black township, outside Cape Town, South Africa. Noluyanda was one of about 200 underprivileged children in a program called Dance for All. The township has struggled with high unemployment, crime and high levels of HIV/AIDS. Photo © Anders Pettersson

Posts about cape town written by gathua Crime Rate, Cape Town, Geography, South Africa, New Homes, City, Water, People, Water Water

cape town – Gathua's Blog

Around 70% of residents still live in shacks and one in three people has to walk 200 meters or further to access water crime rates remain very high and that only a small portion of residents see improvements as a result of infrastructure and welfare interventions

Posts about township written by gathua Apartheid, Cape Town, Places Ive Been, South Africa, City, Black People, Face, City Drawing, Cities

cape town – Gathua's Blog

Forced removal from city centres to townships has continued in post-apartheid South Africa. The difference is that under apartheid all black people faced forced removals to townships while now it is only the poor living in shack settlements that face eviction to townships on the peripheries of cities. In Cape Town and Durban this has given rise to mass resistance.

Posts about township written by gathua Apartheid, Slums, African Art, Cape Town, Line Art, South Africa, New Homes, Shelters, Landscapes

cape town – Gathua's Blog

During the Apartheid Era blacks were evicted from properties that were in areas designated as “white only” and forced to move into segregated townships. Separate townships were established for each of the three designated non-white race groups (blacks, coloureds and Indians)

On Thursday, the Cape High Court ruled in favour of the Marikana occupiers and instructed the City of Cape Town to rebuild the homes they 'u. Shock And Awe, Cape Town, Liberalism, Sacks, City, Thursday, Outdoor Decor, Politics, Homes

‘Shock and awe tactics’ used on shack dwellers

'Shock and awe tactics' used on shack dwellers by JARED SACKS

Khayelitsha - Local woman sit on the side of the road in the sun preparing a local delicacy known as a ‘smiley’, (a sheep’s head). Xhosa, Local Women, Smiley, South Africa, Sheep, Sun, Woman, City, People

Local woman sit on the side of the road in the sun preparing a local delicacy known as a ‘smiley’, (a sheep’s head).

A visit in a Cape Town township Cape Town, South Africa, Flats, People, Life, Ballerinas, People Illustration, Folk, Apartments

Inside of one of those townships where people never escape...Cape Flats © Mitja Rietbrock