- Gontse Selaocoe is a young South African businessman who decided to venture into manufacturing jam to bottle and sell
- The 22-year-old Gontse Selaocoe’s brand is known as All Day Jam and says he was inspired by his grandmother get into business
- As he is set to make his mark in the business industry, some of the social media users are already looking for Gontse Selaocoe's details to support him
Another influential business story of a young South African man based in Orange Farm, Gontse Selaocoe, is only 22 years old and he is the founder of All Day Jam.
Selaocoe is the founder of the brand widely used in our homes and explains how his grandmother inspired him to forge ahead and become a businessman.
Dressed in township style, the 22-year-old is undoubtedly a true pantsula or Kasi guy but he has a different vision when it comes to his daily hustle.
He is the manufacturer of jam that we normally eat for breakfast or lunch to spread on our bread and has four flavours - tomato, melon, peach and pear.
The story was posted by Kasi Economy on Twitter with beautifully captured images carrying and they have left social media users inspired.
“Meet Gontse Selaocoe (22) Also known as 'Pantsula La Jam' from Orange Farm, Johannesburg. He's the founder of All Day Jam.
“He says his grandma taught him how to make jam. All Day Jam has four flavours: Tomato, melon, peach & pear. They only buy pears for the jam, the rest they grow on their garden.”
The post was recently shared on the social media application and is set to ensure the young entrepreneur is widely known and marketed.
“Give us the details...We want to support you.”
@Mapula Phulwane said via Briefly News Facebook page:
"Hold onto your heritage boy. Gogo did a good job. Make her proud. Hope to see it on the shelves of our big retailers."
@Nhlanhla Maseko said:
"Instead of celebrating people with big expensive cars, I celebrate people who create original African products. Well done young man."
@Zongezile Bukula shared a story of regrets but it is not too late to start again:
"My grandmother wanted to teach me knitting, I was stubborn. I did not want to learn. Now I am a security officer, I could be selling jerseys."
@Alois Tuwe said:
"This is what other youths should be doing than to go up and down robbing people's phones or to spend the whole day at Somali shops asking for money - God bless you."
Meanwhile, Briefly News carried an article on Sibusiso Mogale who was born without both hands and is enjoying success in the farming sector.
Mogale is based in Mpumalanga and has defied all odds as he is enjoying the fruits of his toil even though he has a severe disability.
According to a post shared on social media by Kasi Economy on Twitter, it should be mentioned that he was raised by an unemployed mother when his father was jailed and they had to relocate to another province to find a means of living.
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