'Drought is so bad that farmers are taking own lives'
To help curb the effects of the water crises in certain parts of the country, the South African Water Warriors collects donated water from the public and big businesses at donation stations and distributes to farmers affected by the drought.
Water Warriors consists of eight members who work to aid drought-stricken farms and communities.
Bongani Bingwa chats to the organisation's co-convenor Isabel Coetzee.
She says South African Water Warriors is a non-profit organisation that identifies farms that are affected by drought and then go on social media to raise funds to get affected farmers the much-needed water.
Coetzee says the water crisis is very bad in the country.
It is so bad that farmers are taking their own lives and South Africa cannot afford to lose a farmer due to the drought. That means someone is not going to have food on their table tonight.Isabel Coetzee, Co-convenor - South African Water Warriors
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