With Youth having just pat it is only fitting to take a look at one of our young entrepreneurs who have made themselves a success.
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Mapaseka Koetle-Nyokong's passion as s young girl was acting and from the age of 13 she made that her dream and went on to star in a number of local productions such as e.tv’s Scandal where she played Dintle.
The 29-year-old recently got the nod and was placed on the Forbes Africa Under 30 list. The list features young people under 30 who have made an impact in business, technology and creativity.
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The list, according to Forbes, is the an “authentic and most definitive list of Africa’s most promising young change-makers.”
She made her move into business when she opened a Gorge Grab n Go Café franchise in Johannesburg. The café is located in the upper class suburb of Sandton at the Gautrain station.
Mapaseka was born in Bloemfontein in 1989 and began her studies at AFDA and City Varsity. She obtained a qualification in Acting for Camera. Her franchise sells fresh healthy sandwiches sources from free range products as well as juices and coffee.
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She is also involved in a drive to help girls with donations of sanitary pads for those who cannot afford them. She also runs a blog which details her experiences as an actress, mother and entrepreneur.
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