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“I would rather have a decent job”: Potential barriers preventing street-waste pickers from improving their socio-economic conditions
As a result of the high levels of unemployment in South Africa, many unskilled people are forced to resort to a variety of income-generating activities in the informal economy. The activity of collecting and selling recyclables ...
The economic impact of NGOs on the well-being of extended households in Soweto
(UNISA Press, 2016)
Extended households, usually in the form of an elder or grandparent, have always provided a safety net for orphaned children. However, the high rates of HIV (AIDS) infection, unemployment and poverty have weakened their ...