THEME: Teenage pregnancy
Character Name: Phindi
Area/Province: Orange Farm, Gauteng
Phindi fell pregnant while she was at school. She dropped out to have the baby and went to live with the father of her child, against her mother’s wishes. Now Phindi wants to make a better life for her and her son; she wants to go back to school. But that means tackling her low sense of worth and trying to find work without a Matric certificate. She doesn’t have the cash to re-register for school either. What are her options?