Author: Zukiswa Wanner (Zimbabwe/South Africa)
After being passed up for a promotion at work, MaNdhlovu’s husband begins to drink to excess, earning himself the nickname, Chang’aa, like the potent Kenyan brew. Due to bad leadership, MaNdlovu and her neighbours eventually lose their jobs too. They hope that becoming farmers will help them. After all, everyone needs food. Will they be able to stand upright and save themselves from a life of misery?