n Latin American Report - To honour life - an upliftment project for street children in Pretoria : UCLAS Reports
|Article Title||To honour life - an upliftment project for street children in Pretoria : UCLAS Reports|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||Latin American Report|
|Author||Pablo Perez and Carmen Salazar|
|Publication Date||Jan 2001|
|Pages||61 - 64|
To Honour Life is a non-governmental organization created by two South Americans, Pablo Pérez of Argentina and Carmen Salazar of Chile, and South African Wessel Visser.
South Africa's cities are full of street children. Poverty is rife and young children begging on street corners has become a common sight. Drugs are rapidly spreading through homeless communities. Whatever the risks the drug trade may pose, they are preferable to death from starvation and boredom.
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