- Two men inspired South Africans with their success story
- The duo started a sneaker company from their garage in Midrand and now ship goods nationally
- Social media users saw one of the founders is Hacjivah Dayimani, the Lions rugby player
More and more South Africans are bringing out products that are giving the international market a run for their money.
Why buy imported goods when we can support local businesses? Earlier this month, a social media page, @hobo_group, shared the inspiring story of two local entrepreneurs - Hacjivah Dayimani and Bheka Dlamini.
Dayimani and Dlamini are the co-founders of a premium sneaker brand, Hibacci. However, they did not start the business in a fancy building in a posh area.
The entrepreneurs started by selling the kicks from their garage in Midrand and now ship nationally.
The post was captioned:
"Meet two youngsters, Hacjivah Dayimani and Bheka Dlamini, founders of a new black-owned premium sneaker brand, Hibacci.
"Started from their garage in Midrand to the world. The shoes retail from as little as R1 500 to R1 999, shipping nationally."
Take a look at the post below:
South Africans were inspired by the two men's hustle and their amazing product.
Twitter user, @leratleem, commented:
"I still have a problem with South Africans who show off Louis Vuitton, these are brands we need to show off and support our proudly South African brands. Congratulations are in order."
Eagle-eyed social media users saw that one of the founders is none other than Lions rugby player Hacjivah Dayimani.
Bhodlinja Bhogrom, who goes by the Twitter handle @GobingcakaRhaso, commented:
"That's Dayimani the Lions rugby player mos."
Briefly.co.za previously reported on another success story. Ayanda Kunene matriculated and boasts an additional qualification but still remained unemployed for years.
After trying and failing to land a job, Kunene started his own company.
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!