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03.26.14 Manenberg

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Manenberg_8309Debby, Zipoorah, Meezie and Zobie Lottering.Manenberg_9306

Debby and Luna, neighbors.

Manenberg_7545Ashwin, 19, a member of the Hard Livings gang.

Manenberg_7473Ashwin and his mother, Charmaine, right.

Manenberg_7943While the row houses are renovated, residents live in shipping containers.

Manenberg_8721Full moon, Manenberg.






Written by Sarah Stacke

March 25, 2014 at 3:23 pm

12.20.12 Naomi: Franz & Harriet

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Franz and Harriet Lottering, parents of Naomi and Debby, on their wedding day in Manenberg.  Harriet passed away when Naomi was in her late teens and living on the streets in Johannesburg. The family believes witchcraft played a role in her death.  Read more about this project here.

Franz and Harriet Lottering.  Wedding Day.

Written by Sarah Stacke

December 30, 2012 at 2:33 pm

12.29.12 Naomi: Debby & Mizy

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Debby, Naomi’s sister, and her youngest son Mizy at home in Manenberg.  Debby and her two sons recently moved into this house when Debby’s aunt passed away, creating space for Debby.  The house is located about a half mile from Debby and Naomi’s childhood home.  Read more about this project here.

121210_Naomi_003Debby Lottering. Manenberg, Cape Town, South Africa. December, 2012.

Written by Sarah Stacke

December 29, 2012 at 2:16 pm

12.08.12 Naomi: Today II

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Manenberg, Cape Town, South Africa.  Read more about this project here.


Chandra, Chantelle’s daughter, in Debby’s backyard.


Chantelle at the window of Debby’s apartment. Debby’s cousin Ralph, who shares the apartment, is in the foreground.


Written by Sarah Stacke

December 29, 2012 at 10:56 am

12.08.12 Naomi: Today

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Naomi Lottering.  Manenberg, South Africa.Naomi at The Ark, a rehabilitation center in Faure, Cape Town, South Africa.  Naomi began rehab three months ago.  Two weeks ago she ran away to join her boyfriend Tsitso on the streets in Sea Point.  She returned to The Ark this morning with her son, Shaquille.  Read more about this project here.

Written by Sarah Stacke

December 8, 2012 at 5:53 pm

08.04.12 Naomi: Stepsister Kimmy

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Naomi’s stepsister Kimmy sitting on the bed in Naomi’s childhood bedroom.  Manenberg, South Africa.  Read more about this project here.


Written by Sarah Stacke

August 4, 2012 at 11:04 am

07.22.12 Naomi: Family Manenberg

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Naomi at home in Manenberg with her sister Debby, nephews Mizy and Obi and stepsister Kimmy.  Read more about this project here.


Written by Sarah Stacke

July 22, 2012 at 1:03 pm