THE Coastal KZN TVET College, KwaZulu-Natal Financial Literacy Association Trust, the National Credit Regulator and the Hopewell organisation joined hands to help eradicate poverty and address inequality on Mandela Day. They selected shelter and infrastructure as their focus point. SA government says by 2050, the country will no longer have poverty traps in rural areas and urban townships instead the country will have well managed villages, towns and cities, secure water and food supplies, a mix of housing types and tenures to meet different needs, (NDP Vision 2030:233-234). The Mthethwa’s lost their parents 10 years ago and after their death, life changed because nobody worked and none of them had received any formal education. The family survives on a child grant and part-time work, but because of their circumstance they cannot afford to go to town to look for better opportunities. - Supplied.