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The “Train of Hope” driving vaccination to underserved communities

The “Train of Hope” driving vaccination to underserved communities

JAMAINE KRIGE IT'S a chilly morning at Dube train station in Soweto, Johannesburg and the cold seems to be made worse by a winter wind rustling the frosted grass and whipping between the scores of people standing huddled in the early dawn. Then the turnstiles open and the mood lifts as people stream onto the platform where a train awaits. Written in gleaming red against a shiny white backdrop, the word "Phelophepa" announces that this is the train these people have been waiting for. It won't be travelling anywhere today, however. Known fondly in South Africa as the “Train of…
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