These are the photographs of the housing photos from Cato Manor, in Durban, South Africa. There is a post with more photos of the people in this neighborhood, whose name literally means "poor." Some of these photos were taken to be used in an effort to modify the design of the houses being built. While the project is being funded and slowly completed, the poor housing design is inefficiently using money and fails to provide basic water and sanitation needs for a large community. While new houses look nice and may be impressive at first glance to a village in complete poverty, the poor design and deficiencies inherent in the project will lead to even more problems over time. Sadly, these issues will probably not be addressed before its completion, if it ever reaches completion. 

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