Living in cardboard shacks ... inside a hostel

An abandoned building used for waste disposal by the residents of the old single quarters hostel in Langa.

“I am not here because I want to be here. No one can choose to live like this, but because of my health, I have to,” says 59-year-old Sindisile Dame. He suffers from epilepsy and asthma and needs to be close to medical facilities.