SINGLE MOMS CLUB
It’s the day eight-year-old Thando has been waiting impatiently for. Her father is coming to fetch her. She’s in a new dress and hasn’t eaten because daddy promised they’d go to McDonald’s. Thando’s mother, Phindi, is uneasy because the last few times he’s promised to come, he hasn’t pitched. Phindi and Thando are heartbroken as daddy didn’t pitch yet again. His phone is off – again.
Meanwhile, another single mom, Anelisa, is caught up in work deadlines and receives a phone a call. The school clerk delivers bad news: her son, Xolani, is suspended because school fees have not been paid for three months now.
Many single moms experience these situations. It’s commonplace for them to have argued with their expartners over maintenance, unpaid