- Kasi Economy shared the story of a man who started selling litchis without having a single cent to his name
- According to the popular account, the industrious guy took orders from his neighbours, then claimed he had no stock but took their cash to go pick the goods
- While some Saffa netizens believe his marketing strategy was smart, others think he committed some kind of fraud
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Popular Twitter account Kasi Economy shared the story of an unnamed man who made something out of nothing, in a rather tricky way. Kasi Economy shared an image of a vendor selling litchis on the road.
According to Kasi Economy, the man started his business with no money to his name. The entrepreneur told his neighbours that his stock was finished but took orders for R30 upwards and then hustled to organise the goods.
The neighbours apparently did so and he used said money to buy two crates of the summer fruit as well as bags to package it in.
Kasi Economy's post gained around 600 likes on Twitter as social media users discussed the guys business strategy:
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Some Saffas are impressed by the litchi seller
"I love South Africans who take charge of their income."
"This is really beautiful and inspiring."
"An awesomely smart young man."
@action_things tweeted in response:
"Proof that if you look for a solution, you will find it."
@LusaphoMatinise quote tweeted the post with:
"Money loves money but you don’t need money to make money."
These netizens believe that the entrepreneur's strategy was deceitful
@Bruno_komane3 responded with:
"That's fraud, but ke it is what it is."
Engineering graduate turns old geysers into stunning braai stands, Mzansi impressed: “Great work indeed”
In other entrepreneurial news shared by Kasi Economy, Briefly News previously reported that electrical engineering graduate Matome Maphala wowed South Africans with his creative braai stand designs.
Inspired by an old geyser that he found at his parent's place, Maphala created a variety of braai stands out of the abandoned water tanks. The Limpopo native took his talents and turned them into a source of income, selling his stylish braai stands to the community.
Using his Twitter account ‘Matswi Braai Stands’, Maphala offers an interesting look into his craft. Briefly News shared a post on Facebook giving readers a chance to see the skills of the innovative engineer and they were definitely impressed.
Source: Briefly News