Meanwhile in Mamelodi

Extension 11 – one of many districts in the Mamelodi township in South Africa. Welcome to the “shack side”. Running water, electricity and paved roads are nowhere to be found. But even here there is of course daily life, which the Mtsweni family masters with routine and ingenuity. Father Steven puts all his energy into his small kiosk located in the township, thus keeping his family afloat and enabling his children an education. His daughter “Mosquito” is fighting her way through the confusion of puberty and dreams of a career as a professional footballer or paleontologist. Born in 1993, during the abolition of apartheid, she is part of a new generation that believes in the chance of a career and a better life. Will the 2010 Soccer World Cup hosted in their country have an impact on the daily life of the family?