Cash rich tobacco farmers are an annual blessing to Zimbabwe´s sex workers. "In this bad economy, tobacco farmers pay bigger tips than say pastors or civil servants," say sex workers.
Violent husbands in Zambia grab profits from wives who run street food markets. "We get training in safe, secret banking to protect our incomes for the future."
Wealthy employers when they drive immigrant women to their homes, they lure you with R200 ($15) for a job that should cost R90 a day. They propose to reduce working hours in return for coercing you into sex. We can’t tell police because we carry expired visas.
Zimbabwe´s cities have some of the highest number of street vendors countable in Africa´s urban areas. Vendors are adopting bizarre tactics to sell their wares; some using displays of open-air Karate arts to trap buyers.
To earn petty dollars, underage domestic maids are resorting to secretly selling their employers Wi-Fi passwords. "Our salaries go for ten months without getting paid. We have to be clever and sell our madams home Wi-Fi gigabytes. Times are desperate."
Migrant women bakers in South Africa work only at night to dodge crime; targeting winter factory workers and reaping night bread profits. "It makes sense therefore to mix flour at night when competitors are asleep and municipal health inspectors are asleep too."