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Havana is an informal settlement with an insufficient infrastructure in the very outskirts of Windhoek. It is a densely populated area. To give an example: In one shack household of 5 x 5 meter 10 people have to live. The rate of unemployment and HIV/AIDS is high. Children are heavily affected by this situation. Cases of rape are high. Frieda Kemuiko Geises mentions the strong influence alcohol has on children, drinking homely brewed alcoholic simply to satisfy the hunger and chase away the hunger pains.