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A route out of poverty | by DFID - UK Department for International Development
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A route out of poverty

Most of Lazarus’ friends at the Musina shelter are fellow Zimbabweans – previously growing up in one the poorest countries in Africa, where life expectancy is just 34.


It’s no surprise that many of them see South Africa – and a chance to go to school – as their ticket to a better life.


Credit: Dylan Thomas / UKaid / Department for International Development




Find out more about Zimbabwe’s child migrants – and how we’re helping them – in our feature:

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Taken on April 2, 2009