Nolwazi’s current focus is on life course, kinship and care in South Africa. She is interested in exploring how families are constituted, how, in different types of households, people care for each other and care, particularly for children. Her current research project, is part of a larger project, explore the phenomenon of “enclaving”. Nolwazi’s focus on this project is on the question of inhabiting enclaves, in other words how enclaving informs the way people reimagine themselves as members of urban society. Her research looks at how upwardly mobile and established urbanites reproduce the logic of enclaving in their intimate and family lives.