Nthabeleng Likotsi: The Woman Behind SA's 1st Female Owned Bank, YWBN

Nthabeleng Likotsi: The Woman Behind SA's 1st Female Owned Bank, YWBN

- Nthabeleng Likotsi is the brains behind the country's very first female-owned bank

- Heading online, Miss Likotsi shared a post in celebration of making history as a black woman in South Africa

- South Africans citizens were in complete awe of what the headstrong leader has been able able to achieve and congratulated her heartily in the comment section

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Nthabeleng Likotsi is one South African woman who is paving the way for other young women to move forward. The young innovative lady with a team of equally talented women are behind South Africa's very first female-owned bank.

Heading to Twitter, Miss Likotso shared a heartwarming post about the journey to becoming one of the owners of the country's first black female-owned bank that is called, YWBN (Young Women In Business Network).

"I believed I could, I STARTED. I believed ordinary Afrikans will support my vision, THEY DID. It took us 4+ years but who was counting anyway. Together we got approved for the First Women-Owned Bank in the history of South Africa. WE DID IT!#YWBNmutualBank," she wrote.

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South Africans absolutely loved the post. Many of them headed to the comment section to marvel over the amazing achievement. Read a few of their comments below:

@AzaniasO said:

"I can't wait to bank there."

@gaselanonto said:

"Viva mbokodo viva!! Congratulations ladies."

@SbuNoRelation said:

"Put women in power and this country will flourish. Been saying."

@Queenin_M said:

"I remember interviewing you in 2018, you were very passionate about this project. Congratulations and all the best of luck."

@Mageu93045060 said:

"It must not only be women-owned... it must be 100% women-managed. Congratulations Ms Mariasdal."
Nthabeleng Likotsi: The Woman Behind Mzansi's 1st Female Owned Bank
Nthabeleng Likotsi and her team have started SA's 1st female-owned bank. Image: @MissNthabeleng
Source: Twitter

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