Big Ups: Meet Mr Mooka, from Working in the Sun to Building His Own Workshop

Big Ups: Meet Mr Mooka, from Working in the Sun to Building His Own Workshop

  • Another guy has opted to use his skills to feed his family and he's a hit on social media for growing his business
  • Mr Mooka has just built a workshop as he runs a carpentry business in a township and hopes to employ more people
  • His influential story is seriously touching many South Africans who are now praising his patience and hard work

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A young carpenter, Mr Mooka, is busy looking to grow his business in the township and he is seriously going big. Mooka has just built a structure for his carpentry business and aims to employ more people.

According to social media post by @KasiEconomy, the ambitious man is no longer working under the sun but now has a decent workshop where his employees can work indoors.

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Many South Africans are impressed with his growth and they are now crowding the comments section to congratulate him. The group wrote on Twitter:

“Remember Mr Mooka of @CarpentryMooka? He used to work outside in the sun, now he's building his own small carpentry workshop. He also bought industrial machines & plans to employ more people. Township jobs are created. People no longer have to travel 50km to work in the cities.”
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Mr Mooka is now running his carpentry business from a decent building. Image: @KasiEconomy/Twitter
Source: Twitter

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The post reads:

@JrBongs said:

“Definitely getting that bookshelf.”

@Aycay47 said:

“Thank you & congratulations to Mooka. This is one overdue agenda requiring tenacious discussion & intervention. The local government must aside small parcels of land for industrial and commercial developments. I am talking 1000sqm or less for direct selling to SME, not speculators.”

@Malose_Ranoto said:

“He is my home brother from Bela-Bela (Limpopo) and we used to go to church together.”

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@SahnunMurabit said:

“Our people are trying and only if we had government to support us on a large scale. Tell the guy we are pleased and impressed.”

Township micro-flats: Kasi economy sees a boom in affordable property

Looking at a previous story regarding businesses, Briefly News posted that local township economies are seeing a boom in the real estate market with many recent property developers choosing to invest in affordable micro-flats.

The low-cost rental apartments are targeted at young families and professionals, hoping to make a new start in these fully re-furbished Kasi dwellings. Their earnings range from about R3 500 to R15 000.

The stunning units often have space for a bed, a cupboard and a table, including a bathroom with a toilet, sink and shower. Each unit also has its own geyser and an electricity meter box.

Young property developers have certainly seen a gap in the township market and it's expected these affordable living quarters will bring back great returns.

Source: Briefly News

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