Multi-Talented Eastern Cape Farmer and Makeup Artist Passionate About Both Fields: “I Just Love It”

Multi-Talented Eastern Cape Farmer and Makeup Artist Passionate About Both Fields: “I Just Love It”

  • A hard-working businesswoman in the Eastern Cape province is hustling ardently with her various endeavours
  • The young lady is multifaceted, grinding hard as a chicken farmer and passionate makeup artist
  • Briefly News had a follow-up chat with Kamvelihle Mpayipeli, who opened up about her love of both fields

A lovely woman in the Eastern Cape province is doing everything she can to make a success of both her businesses.

A lady who thrives as a farmer and makeup artist. She is from Eastern Cape.
Kamvelihle Mpayipeli from the Eastern Cape is a farmer and makeup artist. Image: Supplied.
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In a previous chat with Briefly News, Kamvelihle Mpayipeli shared that she started her farming business during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Now, in a follow-up conversation, the 26-year-old, who is also a makeup artist, opens up about her interest in the two very different industries.

Eastern Cape farmer loves field

Kamvelihle loves food production and being independent – these were two key reasons she chose to start Silumko Poultry Farm:

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“I love being a farmer because it’s such an essential career. I’ll be able to build generational wealth through it.
“I want to have a bigger poultry farm and be able to supply both nationally and internationally.”

Businesswoman believes in starting small

The entrepreneur notes that she has always been passionate about makeup and the confidence it instils in women:

“Makeup is something I’ve always been passionate about. From a young age, I’ve always been a girly girl. I just love makeup on me. I love it more on my clients. I love enhancing their beauty.”

Kamvelihle wants to study further to enhance her skills and believes that starting small and being consistent is fundamental to the success of any enterprise:

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“I want to study more about business and enhance my knowledge. I just keep taking short courses now and I recently got my certificate in financial literacy.
“For me, it’s mainly supply not meeting demand. My shelter is small, so I have to produce a small number of broilers at a time for now.”

Carpenter ventures into vegetable farming

In another inspiring story, Briefly News wrote about a hard-working self-taught carpenter in Soweto who has decided to start an agricultural enterprise after some career setbacks.

The young lady makes beautiful Wendy houses and is an ardent businesswoman and says she prefers to be self-employed than work for others.

Source: Briefly News

Authors:
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Kauthar Gool (Women Empowerment Editor) Kauthar Gool has been the Women Empowerment Editor at Briefly News since 2022. She holds a Master of Public Relations and Communication Management from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) (2022) and a Bachelor of Technology in Journalism from CPUT (2019). She has worked at the Fundza Literacy Trust, ITWeb, YOU Magazine, and Cape Argus. She is currently furthering her education in journalism at Stellenbosch University. Reach her at: kauthar.gool@briefly.co.za

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