On 30 November 2022, we visited the Waterpan area under the guidance of the Mining Affected Communities United in Action (MACUA WAMUA Advice Office).

The African Reclaimers Organisation (ARO) embarked on a cleaning campaign together with the city of Cape Town solid waste management team.

Enrichia Smith (23) is a young activist who lives in Kliptown, South of Johannesburg.

Dirang Ka Kagiso was formed in 1999 by the late Maki Mirriam Diphare and a group of women from different churches.

My name is Eva Mokoena, I am 38 years and I was born on 24 June 1984.

Death do not be proud Innocent lives are being taken away by you from their…

“We have to pay for our own protection, why do we have to suffer in our forefathers land? The land that they lost their lives fighting for… Is this the end of our freedom and the beginning of our sufferings…”

“When the ARO truck broke down, the CPF sent their security company to come pick up all the dirt that was collected from the area, and some of the stakeholders came to meet the reclaimers. They congratulated them on the…”

Since the lockdown began, African Reclaimers Organisation (ARO) has been teaching reclaimers about COVID-19 and also giving out food parcels to them and other community members who are in need. ARO has two teams that are…

Sarah Mohale is a 59-year-old woman reclaimer of recyclable materials. She stays in Block XX in Soshanguve (in Tshwane, Gauteng). Sarah has been doing this job since 1998, and has 22 years of experience working as a…