The Missionvale Township
Located on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Missionvale is a township of an estimated 100,000 people. Like much of the African continent, Missionvale has been ravaged by disease, unemployment and malnutrition. The HIV/Aids virus is affecting 70% of its population, including children. Almost 75% of the adult population of Missionvale is unemployed.
Yet, amidst the apparent hopelessness, the amazing story of Sr. Ethel Normoyle and her team of Care workers brings a glimmer of hope and comfort to the inhabitants of this shantytown