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Growing Pains: Fledgling years

Boys play football at dusk in the township of Thandakukhanya in Mpumalanga. 'I love soccer, sometimes we play soccer into the night' / James Oatway - Panos pictures

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High levels of poverty and HIV push many families to breaking point. What’s the impact on children?


In this feature we visit an early child development site outside Johannesburg and hear how to mend the parent-child relationship.

Music by Jolyon Birchall | Narration by Tonicah Maphanga

This audio feature is part of a set about South Africa, AIDS and childhood. The other audio features are:

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