SOUTH AFRICA: Sophia Morris, "Getting a brick house changed my whole life"

Monday, November 24, 2008
CAPE TOWN Monday, November 24, 2008 (IRIN) - Sophia Morris, 36, a former shack dweller living about 15km from Cape Town, South Africa's second city, explains how moving into a brick house, built by an Irish charity, changed her life. "I lived in a shack with my family in the Imizamo Yethu township [near] Hout Bay for 14 years before getting my home in 2005. Before the Irish volunteers [the Niall Mellon Township Trust] built me and my children this house we had no running water, no bath or...