- In 2013, Mukondi Mafune received startup funding for her bread distribution business
- She now distributes over 70,000 loaves of bread a month
- Her business has also created jobs for the local community
A successful entrepreneur in Musina, Limpopo, is creating several jobs in her community through her bread distribution business.
In 2013, Mukondi Mafune started Renuna Trading with R500,000 startup funding from Anglo American's De Beers Group, Daily Sun reported.
Since then, Renuna has grown by leaps and bounds. It now distributes over 70,000 loaves of bread in the Musina area every month, Briefly.co.za learned.
Mukondi's business has consequently created employment for several people. One of them is 33-year-old Farai Hakwata.
He has been Renuna's warehouse manager since the business started. In an interview, he said:
I used to do odd jobs with irregular income before I started working with Mukondi. Now I’m grateful to Mukondi for giving me a full-time job since 2013.
Hakwata added that he's now guaranteed a salary at the end of the month and can take care of his family. In the past, he was never sure of earning a regular income.
Mukondi praised Hakwata as a reliable employee. In fact, she said she often goes a week without visiting the warehouse because she completely trusts him.
Briefly.co.za recently shared a similar story of how a homeless man turned R5 into a booming business, creating jobs in the process.
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