- Bhabha Dlamini has been living without an ID his whole life
- He can't apply for an ID because his parents passed away when he was 16
- Bhabha's only living relative lives in Namibia, but he can't afford to fetch her to help him apply for his ID
For 10 years Bhabha Dlamini has been trying very hard to get himself an ID, but to no avail. The 30-year-old from KwaZulu-Natal has been living with no way to identify himself all his life.
When Bhabha was 16-years-old, he lost his parents. Unfortunately, they passed away before they could help him get his ID. Since then it has been a battle to get an ID.
He lives in Nokweja, outside Ixopo and looks like he is close to giving up hope.
Bhabha has tried to apply at Home Affairs, but it is the same story every time: He needs a relative because his parents passed away.
Bhabha has one remaining relative, but she is currently living in Namibia and he doesn't have the means to go ask her to help him.
He can't find a stable work without an ID, but without an income, he won't be able to fetch his relative so he can get an ID.
The despondent man is forced to live on leftovers and hand-outs from kind and generous neighbours, as reported by The Daily Sun.
One of Bhabha's neighbours, Ntombikayise Ntshiza, knew his mom before she passed away and often cooks extra food for Bhabha. Ntombikayise hopes that Bhabha will be able to get help in getting his ID soon.
Hopefully, Home Affairs will be able to help this man get his ID, it is almost impossible to live without one.
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