Inside Cape’s farm of shame

Source: City Press
By Jacques Pauw

Workers say they have to live in rat-infested hovels

These are the living conditions for 46 women workers on a world-famous Cape wine and olive estate.

The women live packed like sardines in two metal containers and two dilapidated bungalows on the  Kloovenburg Wine and Olive Estate outside Riebeek Kasteel, north of Cape Town.

They say they have no functioning ablution facilities and have to use nearby bushes as their toilet, they live in bunk beds along with their children and cook metres away from where they sleep. READ MORE.