Business Insider Explores How This Moscow Based Young Zimbabwean Student On Scholarship Is Living

Kudakwashe drinking tea in his shared room
Kudakwashe Ndlovu is a 25-year-old student attending Lomonosov Moscow University of Fine Chemical Technology on a scholarship and pays $10 a month for his room. Ndlovu worries that water leaks from the ceiling could potentially cause an electrical fire at any moment.

In 2014, photographer and reporter Pascal Dumont documented a dozen dormitories at various schools in Moscow, Russia, for The Moscow Times. There, he found students living with bedbugs and roaches, underneath leaky ceilings. Obshagas, the Russian word for dorms, are not any of these students' first choice for living accommodations — but due to what Dumont calls “astronomical” rent in the city, many students are left without a choice.

Endai henyu mega kuMoscow guys.

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