Table 1

Profile of participants included in individual interviews (n=40)

Mount Frere (n=20)Langa (n=20)
Household size range2–62–14
Average household size4.35.6
Age range of caregivers18–7018–65
Number of CSGs per household (range)1–51–7
CSG caregivers in formal employment03
Caregivers who have not completed secondary school176
Caregivers who have completed secondary school314
Relationship of caregiver to childMother (n=13)
Grandmother (n=7)
Mother (n=18)
Grandmother (n=2)
  • CSG, Child Support Grant.