Wealth among black Africans Although a new black middle class has emerged post-Apartheid, there is a significant gap among the richest black Africans and the poorest black Africans
Poverty in South Africa Almost 57% of the South African population live in poverty Nearly 4 million children go to school under-nourished There is a direct correlation to poverty and education and healthcare. Increased education and healthcare can help end the cycle of poverty.
Education Issues Language barriers (11 official languages and schools teach in English) Lack of resources Poorly trained, under-qualified teachers Poor facilities 12 million children live in poverty and at least a third of these children are starving
Healthcare worker inequality 1 physician per 91,000 blacks compared to 1 physician per 330 whites South Africa is experiencing a “brain drain” is which medical professionals are leaving for other countries since post-Apartheid