South Africa is with its 5,7 million hiv infected the worlds worst afflicted country. The number of deaths has made burials a very common scene and big business. Thieves digging up the graves, stealing the coffins and dumping the bodies the night after the funeral, is not uncommon.
Khayelitsha with its 2 million inhabitants, 70% unemployment and with only 10% of the population with access to health care. Every Saturday the funeral processions fill the local cemetaries.