Maggots, bodies and stench: what Khayelitsha residents say about their toilets

Wilfred Solomons from Mayor Patricia de Lille’s office accepts submissions from Khayelitsha residents outside the civic centre on 23 April. Photo by Mary-Anne Gontsana.

Most of the submissions we examined ask for flush toilets and taps. Many residents ask the City to stop spending money on Mshengu toilets. Mshengu is the company that supplies the large blue plastic communal toilets to some of the city’s informal settlements.