Dealing with poverty and unemployment in lockdown

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A jobs protest in the North West last month.
A jobs protest in the North West last month.
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The 35-year-old mother of one started working as a domestic worker in January, but, just three months later, she lost her job as the country went into lockdown to curb the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus.

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