The World Through My Eyes
Photographs by young Mozambicans.
The World Through My Eyes is located in
Mozambique. Chókwè is a town of 65,000 and is located in southern Mozambique
about 200 km (3 hours by car) northwest of the capital city, Maputo.
highly influenced by South Africa, mainly because many Chókwèan men
work in South African mines and others travel to South Africa to make
then sell these goods at home in Chókwè. Chókwè is the district seat
and second largest city in the province. Xai-Xai, the provincial capital,
has a population
of 173,307. Most people in Chókwè are subsistence farmers. Chókwè has
many primary schools, a secondary school (8th-12th grade) and an agrarian
Chókwè's HIV/AIDS rate is slightly higher than the national percentage
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