Side Hustle to Self Employed: Woman Reflects on Her Inspiring Business Journey

Side Hustle to Self Employed: Woman Reflects on Her Inspiring Business Journey

  • A 22-year old entrepreneur has headed online to gush about her nail business and the complete success she's made of her work
  • The student started her career as a weekend side-hustle but now employs three other women
  • Many took to the comments section and shared their thoughts on the inspiring post

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A local nail technician has got social media buzzing after sharing her journey towards self-employment. The young lady, Stha, started her business in university to support her everyday 'student struggles' but the business quickly flourished into a full-time gig.

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Stha Nxumalo now employs 3 other women with her thriving nail business. Images: @stha_nxumalo/Twitter
Source: UGC

Heading online, @stha_nxumalo captivated many with the positivity of her post.

"Bathong guys. To think I started doing nails as a side hustle in the varsity 4 years ago, now I’ve hired 3 people. 22 year old me. Thank you Jesus Christ," she captioned the touching post.

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The young entrepreneur also shared a few cute snaps of her employees in action. The classy businesswoman has made matching white shirts for her workers and even serves her clients in a blush pink workroom.

Many were left in awe of the lady and her willingness to make her small business succeed. Check out some of the comments below:

@Luh_shabba said:

"Congratulations Stha... You're doing amazing."

@_BeautyJobe said:

"Congratulations Sis.. may Jehovah continue to bless the work of your hands and your heart with more love."

@TK_MAJ said:

"Hamba Stha!"

@hazel_mahazard said:

"Mina when I come to Durban I’m removing whatever is on my hands and getting nails slayed by you."

@snekheswa said:

"In awe of your progress! Congratulations."

@RealBruce said:

"I love this for u Stha."

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In another inspirational story by, a Ghanaian female entrepreneur, Iddrisu Kande, has carved a niche in the male-dominated building and supplies industry.

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Kande runs her own business called Marouf Aluminium Fabrications (MAF), a venture that deals in sliding doors and windows, louvre windows, balustrades, projected windows, partitioning, swing doors, etc.

The businesswoman has young people, including men who are understudying her to become expert framers of aluminium frames.

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