- 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
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.
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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