- A young woman has turned her sister's fruit stall into a raging success
- Lonalinamandla Bawuti used the knowledge she learned while studying strategic advertising to turn her sister's street business around
- Now, Bawuti and the “Third stand Mamela taxi rank” are social media sensations
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While some are waiting for jobs, others are taking matters into their own hands. A strategic advertising graduate, Lonalinamandla Bawuti, has inspired thousands of South Africans online.
According to the Daily Dispatch, Bawuti started helping out at the food stall her sister - who is a paramedic and holds an N3 in electrical engineering - founded.
She started advertising the business on social media and it resulted in many showing up to support the business.
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On Twitter, Bawuti boasts with more 10 100 followers and she said the fruit stall's sales went from barely anything to selling out stock each day.
The graduate revealed in a tweet that a Good Samaritan even donated a gazebo to help keep them safe from the sun and other weather elements.
She wrote on Twitter:
"An angel whose name did not want to be mentioned bought us this gazebo. We are so grateful for the support you guys have been showing us. "
Briefly.co.za gathered the business savvy young lady inspired many South Africans, who applauded her online.
Unathi Luthweyi Ndzube wrote:
"Keep going girl, I love your spirit. Greater things are coming your way."
Scott Magwaca commented:
Nzwano Nez Jiyane added:
"I sincerely hope you grow. Success stories start like this."
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