Last Thursday, the shantytown community in South Africa in which I used to work—the place I wrote a book about—was demolished.
You can read an account from one of my successors, Karen.
Whatever the reasons, whatever the intent, whatever the plan, the impact of this move is absolutely devastating. It is a man-made disaster.
Please pray for the residents of Itipini. Details to follow as I track them down.
UPDATE: My two part (part one and part two) account of some of the background to this is now online. For more background on Itipini, you can read the first two chapters of my book on Itipini for free on Amazon.