OYCC Documentary

THE OTTERY YOUTH CARE CENTRE

We are supporting the Ottery Youth Care Centre who are saving teenage boys from the claws and bullets of the notorious Cape Town gangs.

THIS IS THEIR JOURNEY BACK TO CHILDHOOD


Mo & the Desposable Boys

Dressed smartly for a big day, Mo parks his Hyundai hatchback on a dusty patch outside his office, greets Two-Kit the cat and heads towards the breakfast hall. He walks along a brick footpath, beneath the oaks, mulling over the weekend, the days that lie ahead and the significance of French toast and maple syrup. In a place where each small victory is precious, and money is always scarce, the boys and the cooks have done him proud…

Meet the boys:

There’s Whitey who joined a gang when he was 14, when his best friend was shot in front of him he wanted out but quickly learnt there wasn’t a way out. Marvin witnessed his mother being stabbed to death when he was nine.

Pictures and Video by Jennifer Bruce | Words by Alex Eliseev | Online Production by Andrew Bruce

 

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