Lady shares difficult journey after failed businesses: "2021 we try again"

Lady shares difficult journey after failed businesses: "2021 we try again"

- A lady took to Twitter to share her difficult journey into self-employment

- She revealed that the creche she started didn't last a year and the business she started in 2020 did not survive the Covid-19 lockdown

- She is optimistic after paying off the load to start the creche and she will try something new in 2021

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Molatudi, @Tilly_Tetelo, shared her story of Twitter of how four years ago she started her own creche which did not last a year.

She revealed that she had just paid the final instalment of the startup loan she took for the failed business.

Earlier this year, she had started another business in February but Covid-19 and the lockdown killed that one.

She is hoping 2021 will be better and will not give up.

"On this day 4 years ago I opened a daycare centre and it didn’t survive a year, this month will be the last instalment of the startup loan I took☺️ This February I started another business and Covid19 happened.2021 we try again ."

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Here are some reactions from social media users to her optimistic post:


"Recharge & re-strategize. Every attempt is a step closer to your amazing breakthrough. ☀"


"Don’t give up. I have been running my business for 3 years now and I don’t see growth but I am surviving. I have tried other things but they don’t work. I have sold some equipment but business is still on the walking stage. One day I will be there. Sit down replan and start again."
Lady shares difficult journey after failed businesses: "2021 we try again"
Molatudi, @Tilly_Tetelo, has said that she will try again in 2021 with an optimistic attitude. Photo credit: Twitter/ @Tilly_Tetelo
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Earlier, it was reported that Thokozani Sibeko is an aspiring poultry farmer based in Vosloorus, Gauteng. The young man shared images of his humble beginnings as part of the 'How it started vs how it's going' challenge on Twitter.

In the first image, Thokozani is seated on a roadside selling eggs. In the second image, Thokozani is now standing in front of his business with trays of eggs lined up behind him. In the third photo, Thokozani shared a pic of the outside of his business.

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Thokozani's tweet gained a whopping 28 000 likes on the social networking site. His replies section is packed with positivity as South African tweeps congratulated him on working hard to turn the business into a success.

In other news, South African youth are really showing out in terms of achievements - despite 2020 being one of the harshest years. Yet another local beauty has taken to Twitter to celebrate a massive achievement.

@carynfisherxOxO decided to share the good news with her followers that she had just been admitted as an attorney of the High Court. In the heartwarming Twitter post the young SA beauty wrote:


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