Children are always a great subject for the camera and the young faces of Swaziland are especially appealing. They love to have their photo taken and usually beam at the camera with a huge smile. Here are a few of them, in different moods but mostly happy! These youngsters are from the different districts in the country.
It includes a boy with albinism, a genetic defect in which the skin lacks pigment resulting in a white skin, white hair and very light eyes; albinos must stay out of the sun as much as possible and usually have poor eyesight. There is one boy of mixed race, usually indicated with the label "coloured", with roots in South Africa.
The other children include brothers and sisters, kids from town, small homesteads and the countryside, happy, friendly and independent.