Speaking in front of the Tesco board, she says “I am taking a risk to speak out here today. I could lose my job and my home. But I am here before you because I don't get paid enough to feed my children.” Our research shows that women like Gertruida are paid substandard wages, face hunger and work in hazardous conditions because of the pressure on local suppliers by buyers such as Tesco. Because of the campaigning by women like Gertruida, Tesco decides to change the way it audits fruit farms throughout South Africa. It now conducts social and labour audits each year through an independent scheme.