Life in Makululu

After the mines closed, many people lost their jobs. They began to leave for other places, often taking up fishing. Nevertheless, villagers come to Kabwe because they are convinced that life is easier in the city. Upon arrival, they...
There are many children living on the streets of Kabwe. Most often they end up on the street because of family breakdown, as the father or mother leave for work or take on new partners. They abandon their children,...
According to official data, one in four children is an orphan. It is estimated that there are more than 5,000 orphans, with a range of underlying causes. Many parents die of AIDS and other diseases, others abandon their families....
The Makululu compound is one of the largest slums in the southern part of Africa. It is part of Kabwe, a city of more than 215,000 people, the fourth largest in the country. The area used to have lead...