"It's no one's dream to clean bucket toilets"

Nolizwi Ngcane is one of the portable toilet cleaners who was honoured in an event in Khayelitsha yesterday. Photo by Masixole Feni.

Yesterday in Khayelitsha Nkanini's informal settlement, 32 toilet cleaners received some gratitude for a job that is often difficult and unpleasant. The Western Cape Department of Correctional Services, as part of Mandela Month, honoured the cleaners at an event with much cheering and singing.