Scraping a living where no jobs are to be found

29 November 2015 - 02:01

The worst drought in decades has been damaging for South Africa's food producers, for crops, and for jobs in the agricultural sector. It's been a disaster for most stakeholders - but not so for Motala Mogabe, Pieter Sekgobela and Kgamokgelo Mokgotho.The twentysomething trio spend their time toiling on the banks of one of South Africa's largest rivers, the Olifants, foraging for building sand to supply a local businessman who in turn sells it to locals for building houses or making bricks.

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