- A local woman has made South Africans proud after the story of how she started a successful vintage car business was shared online
- According to the posts, she started the company with a R2 000 loan from her husband
- Facebook users commended the woman and marvelled at her work
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A South African woman called Nosipho Kholutsoane served up all sorts of inspiration and motivation after the story of how she managed to start a successful vintage car restoration business.
According to the Facebook post, Nosipho began the business with only R2 000 in her pocket, which she had borrowed from her husband. This came after she had watched a TV show about car restoration. She then used the R2 000 to buy a rusted 1947 Pontiac. The rest, so to say, is history, reports IOL.
"Five years later, Kholutsoane, 39, employs four people in her business Lereku Trading Classic Cars, has a customer base of vintage car enthusiasts from all over the world, and is currently completing the Small Business Academy’s (SBA) Development Programme of the University of Stellenbosch Business School," writes USB Small business academy on Facebook.
Nosipho's success has seen many Facebookers congratulating her on reaching for goals and dreams that more often than not seem too far away to obtain. Here are some of the comments they wrote.
Amanda TheVintager Jaffar wrote:
"I need to find her shop! Love her xx"
Nana Zulu asked:
"Would you be able to please connect me to this lady?"
"Well done, that is such a wonderful story, wish you many more years of success, you go girl."
Briefly.co.za also reported about a South African woman recently took to the socials to share a picture of her hard-earned money. The motivational post features a picture of the money that is neatly stacked in each denomination.
Accompanied by the picture, the lady, whose handle is @Zamanduli_N, explains how she came about the money. According to her, she had spent all day selling all sorts of foods and snacks at a sports ground.
Twitter users who witnessed Zamanduli's successful hustle were left nothing short of inspired by her hard work and determination and reacted to the inspirational post over 18 000 times. Besides retweeting it 1 800 times, they also shared numerous comments beneath it.
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