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South Africa

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South Africa
World Vision in Africa: South Africa

South Africa is located on the southern tip of the African continent and surrounds the small nation of Lesotho. A variety of beautiful landscapes fill the country, from lush forests to breathtaking beaches along the Indian Ocean.

See the communities World Vision works with in South Africa:

1. Khauhelo Go to Communtiy page 2. KwaMaphumulo Go to Communtiy page 3. Thaba
Nchu
 Go to Communtiy page
4. Atlantis Go to Communtiy page
 
5. Orange Farm 6. Umvoti Go to Communtiy page    
South Africa National Map

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

Country Mortality Rate
Under Age 5
Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Life
Expectancy
Safe Water
Access to
Safe Water
Average Income
Average
Income
Schoool Enrollment
School
Enrollment
Literacy
Literacy
Rate
Land Mass
Land
Mass
Population
Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
South Africa 47/1000 49 Years 91% $6,100 90% 89% 470,693 50,133,000


Country Challenges Geography & People
  • South Africa is subject to prolonged droughts which affects food security issues
  • About 24% of South Africans are unemployed
  • Over 50% of the population lives below the poverty line
  • Over 1.4 million children have lost one or both parents to HIV and AIDS

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