“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…