- One entrepreneur is proving that it doesn't matter where you come from, you can succeed if you try hard enough
- Maemu Lambani from Limpopo started her own digital marketing agency before creating her own dishwashing liquid
- The dishwashing liquid is now available in Limpopo and Gauteng for only R20 a 750ml bottle
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While the Covid-19 pandemic has been terrible on businesses, one entrepreneur has been lucky enough to be able to get her dream off the ground as she launched her product.
Maemu Lambani is a young entrepreneur from a small village called Ha Ravele in Limpopo. At age 20, Lambani started her own digital marketing agency called Fearless Trendz to help businesses in rural areas thrive.
The 22-year-old did not let the struggles of growing up in a village stop her from achieving her goals. Lambani graduated with a qualification in business management before launching her own dishwashing liquid called "Spotless", which is now sold in retail stores in Limpopo and Gauteng.
The entrepreneur sat with with East Coast Radio for an interview in which she revealed how her dream came to be.
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Lambani said her grandmother is also an entrepreneur and she believes that is where she got her entrepreneurial spirit from.
She detailed how she saw that small business from Limpopo were not being targeted by big digital agencies. She decided to start her company to help these businesses get the much-needed exposure.
Lambani said her mother helped her make the transition into selling cleaning products which then inspired her to start her own dishwashing liquid.
Spotless dishwashing liquid can be found at Save Rite and seven other retails stores. A 750ml bottle costs R20.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za reported that a young man who was given a farm has turned it into a success and also provided learning opportunities for a number of students.
D Xaba worked with women enrolled at various universities to build an irrigation system that has proved fruitful. Xaba, was given given use of a farm by the Department of Agriculture and he has turned it into something great.
Xaba laid an irrigation system together with young women from universities. The group of young people transplanted spinach seedlings.
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