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In pictures: Leaving Cape Town's shacks
Long wait

"When you consider we had been in Site C since 1985, it was a long time," says Mrs Kafi.

She and her husband, who is an abattoir worker, contributed 6,500 rand from their savings on this basis, they qualified for a three-bedroom house. It's a huge improvement on the shack with a shared toilet where they had lived for 19 years.

So far, about 250 families have moved from Site C to Mandela Park, with an average of five people per house.

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