I have worked on a farm for 30 years. I used to live in a house with no water and no electricity, but a new farm owner changed that.
In the new South Africa they have to talk to you properly. That's the result of the new government.
I have applied to buy part of the farm, and to get an agriculture subsidy. But there are other farms where nothing has changed. There are some where
if you want to go to the toilet, you have to go into the orchard. If you have guests, you have to give them a bucket.