- An immensely gifted entrepreneur has left South Africans in amazement after opening his own fashion label at the age of 18
- Three years later, Mercy Shoro has gone on to gain recognition for his work and even scored a few distinguished nominations along the way
- Heading to the comments section, Mzansi marvelled at the fiercely determined young man and wished Shoro well on his way
Mercy Shoro, who is only 21, owns the Wena Ndoda Clothing brand based in Bloemfontein. The ambitious entrepreneur started his clothing line at the tender age of 18 but has since gone on to achieve many prestigious accolades for his work.
Mercy Shoro has wowed his community in the Free State with his business-minded approach
With a humble nature and a determined spirit that proved him incapable of giving up, 2021 definitely proved to be the young man's year.
He's secured the bag in more ways than one and become sort of a local celebrity back home, getting recognised all over the Free State, andsecuring a feature on Bloem FM Radio. Shoro's also been nominated for Clothing Brand of the Year in the City Awards.
The incredible fashion designer even has plans for a new store in the works.
Online community shows the talented designer some much-deserved support
Some of the entrepreneur's friends and family headed to the comments section, with many sharing congratulatory messages. Check out some of the comments below:
Fanfe Mohapi said:
"You're a big cheese. Congrats man!"
Ntebogeng Mogale said:
"Hats off brothers."
Sphola Bae Ka Pumza said:
"Iyoooo e nkare la acta lunah Maan le damn handsome... lene le nyesa"
Skay P Andrew said:
"Aoww Ndoda mahn, more blessings fada."
Oarabile Bøøi said:
94-Year-old woman finally fulfils childhood dream of owning a business
In more inspiring news about big dreams coming true at any age, Briefly News previously reported that an old woman has been celebrated on social media for showing that truly, no dream is beyond achieving.
The woman, who is in her 90s, runs her own business and is already making waves with it in India. Celebrating 94-year-old Harbhajan Kaur, D Sagar Gupta wrote on LinkedIn that the old woman had always wanted to earn on her own.
At the age of 90, she started selling sweets. Four years later, she is making good money from the business and inspiring people.
Her story redefines what a startup business means
Reacting to her inspiring business story, a social media user thought Kaur's success at an old age gives the word 'start-up' a whole new meaning.
Anand Mahindra wrote:
“When you hear the word ‘start-up’ it brings to mind images of millennials in Silicon Valley or Bengaluru trying to build billion dollar ‘unicorns.’ From now on let’s also include a 94-yr-old woman who doesn’t think it’s too late to do a start-up.”
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!