Lady dropped IT degree to pursue fashion, now supplies big retailers

Lady dropped IT degree to pursue fashion, now supplies big retailers

- Chaz Jojo Ngaka is an ambitious entrepreneur

- She ditched her IT degree and decided to pursue fashion

- She now owns Kala Lifestyle, a successful fashion company that supplies major retailers

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An ambitious South African entrepreneur ditched her IT degree to start a successful venture in the fashion industry.

Chaz Jojo Ngaka founded Kala Lifestyle about 10 years ago, Briefly.co.za gathered. It is now a notable brand in the local fashion industry.

According to Twitter influencer Sure Kamhunga, Chaz has supplied clothing items for major retailers such as Edcon, Jet, and Soviet.

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Kala's website reveals that Chaz has always harboured a dream of owning a successful business. Now that she owns one, it means much more:

It is also being part of a greater vision of creating jobs for fellow South Africans and indeed giving everyone a chance to have a piece of the economic pie.

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Kala is also a 100% black- and female-owned company that uses 60% locally manufactured fabrics.

A peek at Chaz's Instagram profile reveals that she manufactures shoes, handbags, scarves, hats, and other fashion accessories.

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The Industrial Development Corporation is reportedly set to fund the expansion of Chaz's business. This will increase her staff to 120.

The company currently has six full-time employees and up to 50 more working in its factory on a part-time basis.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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