South African photographer Themba Hadebe followed two brothers, Nhlanhla Khoza (28) and Sipho Ngema (24), who run a successful coal delivery business in Soweto, Johannesburg. They use a horse and cart and are helped every day by 16 year old schoolboy, Thembinkosi Hlongwane


(Left) The three co-workers drive their cart down the Soweto streets laden with heavy bags of coal. (Right) Sipho, (left in) talks to his brother Nhlanhla while feeding their horses at their home in Zola, Soweto



(Top) Thembinkosi, left, and the brothers fill up coal bags in the early morning at the coal suppliers in Soweto. (Right) Nhlanhla urges the horse-drawn cart across the main street to avoid speeding cars


(Top) Thembinkosi runs alongside the cart as the brothers hurry to another customer (Right) Thembinkosi struggles with a bag of coal weighing 35 kilograms while he waits for a customer to open the coal store



(Top) The coal cart casts long shadows towards the end of the afternoon shift. (Right) At the end of a long and tiring day, Nhlanhla leads the stallion Zandile to a grazing field