Music teacher gives song and joy to South African children
They’re orphans, refugees, or so destitute they have no shoes.
AIDS is so widespread, children raise other children, as 7- or 8-year-olds are found caring for their younger siblings.
If someone has something they need, it is considered fine to take it if the person isn’t using it. They respect their elders and promises aren’t lightly given. If you say you’re going to do something, you are expected to deliver; otherwise don’t promise it, don’t even say, “I’ll try.”
They live in the shadow of death, poverty and violence in a land as beautiful as it is unforgiving.