WATCH: Boxing fights homelessness

A boxing gym in Johannesburg is giving destitute children a safe place to train and study. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - A boxing gym in Johannesburg is giving destitute children a safe place to train and study.

Fight With Insight is delivering a knockout to homelessness.

The gym even teaches cooking skills and it's preventing families from being turned out onto the streets of Hillbrow and Yeoville.

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Life skills coaching is helping to keep these youngsters off the street.

Homelessness is a big problem, drug addiction and crime are also traps for those living in the city but through sport, the boys are finding direction.

Many sporting clubs pursue professionalism, making money and entertainment.

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eNCA