Marketing graduate 'throws away' papers to help sister market her fruit business
- A young woman has turned her sister's fruit stall into a raging success
- Lonalinamandla Bawuti used the knowledge she learned while studying strategic advertising to turn her sister's street business around
- Now, Bawuti and the “Third stand Mamela taxi rank” are social media sensations
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While some are waiting for jobs, others are taking matters into their own hands. A strategic advertising graduate, Lonalinamandla Bawuti, has inspired thousands of South Africans online.
According to the Daily Dispatch, Bawuti started helping out at the food stall her sister - who is a paramedic and holds an N3 in electrical engineering - founded.
She started advertising the business on social media and it resulted in many showing up to support the business.
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On Twitter, Bawuti boasts with more 10 100 followers and she said the fruit stall's sales went from barely anything to selling out stock each day.
The graduate revealed in a tweet that a Good Samaritan even donated a gazebo to help keep them safe from the sun and other weather elements.
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She wrote on Twitter:
"An angel whose name did not want to be mentioned bought us this gazebo. We are so grateful for the support you guys have been showing us. "
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YEN.com.gh gathered the business savvy young lady inspired many South Africans, who applauded her online.
Unathi Luthweyi Ndzube wrote:
"Keep going girl, I love your spirit. Greater things are coming your way."
Scott Magwaca commented:
Nzwano Nez Jiyane added:
"I sincerely hope you grow. Success stories start like this."
In other news, Nii Omanye Otoo Alfred is a 4-year-old genius Ghanaian child prodigy who has stunned the internet by correctly answering every tough question he was posed in an exclusive interview with YEN.com.gh
Little Alfred and his mother were on a special edition of Faces of Ghana, which highlights great exploits of Ghanaians.
The ability of the young child was tested in different areas of knowledge such as history, science and mathematics but he did not falter in any way with any of the questions.
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