- A 25-year old woman, Siphesihle Kwetana, has received praise and support on Twitter after another Twitter user, @BlessingRamoba, introduced her as the owner of her own farm
-According to @BlessingRamoba, Siphesihle failed matric but didn't allow this to stop her from becoming a fruit and veg farm owner
- He also said that Siphesihle employs 20 people on her farm
Another day, another successful South African woman making a name for herself. Today's spotlight shines on 25-year old Siphesihle Kwetana, who turned her failure into success.
Taking to Twitter to share her story, @BlessingRamoba wrote how the young woman from Eastern Cape failed matric but then went on to successfully start up her very own farm.
The tweet read as follows:
"Meet 25-year-old Siphesihle Kwetana from Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape. After she failed matric, she started selling food & that is when she noticed a lack of vegetables at her local supermarkets. So she grew her own veggies, her farm expanded and currently she employs 20 people."
Twitter users did not miss the opportunity to comment on Siphesihle's success and were soon flooding the post with messages of support and advice.
One user @@MrCellaneous expressed how he would not mind paying taxes directly to her.
"I'd be happy to pay my tax directly to her!"
While another commented on the fact that she managed to make it despite failing her matric.
"Failing matric is no shame. She has proven it. Congratulations, well done."
Other users simply used the occasion to wish all other women a happy Women's Day.
Briefly.co.za previously shared the story of a talented young lady who is also making her mark with her farming business. The young woman took to social media to inspire others.
Farmer girl (@malele_keletso) shared a tweet which showcased her 1 000 chickens and her vegetable patches.
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