In the Shadow of a Pandemic: Harare's Street Youth Experience COVID-19

Shaibu Chitsiku, Janine Hunter, Victor Maunzeni, Lorraine van Blerk, Wayne Shand

Research output: Other contribution


This story map was made with street youth in Harare, Zimbabwe in May and June 2020. This is their story – captured by street youth in film and video, as they share how they find work, food, shelter, safety and friendship on the streets in the shadow of the pandemic.
We sincerely thank the 24 street youth in Harare who were participants and visual creators of this map:

Arnold, Claude, Denford, Fatso, Fungai, Henzo, Jojo, Jonso, Jude, Mada, Madnax, Mai ‘Future’, Mathew, Mavhuto, Ndirege, Nixon, Ralph, Ranga, Tarwirei, Taurai, Tobias, Tonderai, Yeukai, Zviko.

Please note all names are pseudonyms, chosen by the participants.
Original languageEnglish
TypeStory Map visual showcase of a research project
Media of outputOnline
PublisherUniversity of Dundee
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2020

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  • Projects

    Research Output

    • 1 Commissioned report
    • 1 Other contribution

    Africa Consultation Report for the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s General Comment on Children in Street Situations

    Turgut, N., van Blerk, L., Shand, W., Shanahan, P., Hunter, J., Gbeglo, S., d’Aquin Rubambura, T. & Chitsiku, S., 2016, University of Dundee. 29 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

    Open Access
  • 18 Downloads (Pure)

    Methodology: Longitudinal, Participatory Research with Street Children and Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa

    van Blerk, L., Shand, W. & Shanahan, P., Mar 2014, 4 p. StreetInvest.

    Research output: Other contribution

    Open Access
  • 14 Downloads (Pure)


    2017 Stephen Fry Awards Public: Engagement Project of the Year

    van Blerk, Lorraine (Recipient), Wayne Shand (Recipient) & Hunter, Janine (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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