Rwanda has rich landscapes of hills, valleys, lakes, jungle, and mountains. The volcanoes of the Virunga mountains are covered by mist, and green hills embrace quiet lakes. The beauty of Rwanda’s landscape contrasts with the horror that happened in these hills. April 2014 marks the twentieth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide.
Kayelitsha, Tafelsig, and Imizamo Yethu – South Africa. In these townships, people live with little or no infrastructure, some of them in informal dwellings and shacks without electricity or access to piped water. Rain moistens the interiors during heavy rainfalls, and landslides threaten the shacks. Unemployment, alcohol and substance abuse are major problems. HIV and tuberculosis prevalence is high.