Khayelitsha Township

A collection of images giving an insight into everyday life in Khayelitsha township in Cape Town.

Khayelitsha is widely known as the largest and fastest growing township in South Africa. It was home to over 390,000 people in 2011 and now in 2022 it is 2.4 million

Efforts have been made in recent years to improve the quality of life for those living in the township although many residents dispute the claims of success made by the government. The crime rate remains very high and the standard of living very low. Despite these facts many of those living in Khayelitsha work hard to improve life for themselves and their children.