Alcohol consumption is expensive in South Africa due to the sin tax.

This, however, doesn’t stop South Africans from indulging in a tipple or two.

And, those who do – according to the 2018 World Health Organisation’s Global Status report – drink excessively.

Our Producer Lindiwe Mabena caught up with two recovering alcoholics whose lives were once turned upside down by alcohol.

Watch their story below: