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Women equipped with skills to sustain their businesses


The purpose of the event is to equip women who are in business with the relevant information on how to grow and sustain their businesses.

Nicole Mnisi from Mnisi section in Katlehong, she is a chef by profession and owns a catering company. Growing up in a disadvantage background has limits which forced Nokwazi to put her dreams on hold and move from 1 job to another.

“I had to save and take myself to school in 2015, I left my office job to follow my passion,”

Nicole has offered her services to fellow caters for free, to assist them in bettering their skills and presentations.

Thabo from Nedbank advised business owner on how to approach banks for funding.

Guest speaker, Lindiwe Khonjekwayo from the divisional head in the office of women in Ekurhuleni.


“You are in the train going to your next destination to your success”

“If you want to be taken seriously as a businesswoman, you need to treat your business with professionalism,” she said

“It is out of a collective relationship that women are going to change like the women of 1956 who spoke in 1 voice.

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Pamela Vilakazi

Pamela Vilakazi is a recent Journalism graduate. Working for a community newspaper has allowed her to use her skill to educate, inform and uplift her community through the stories that she writes. Her interests are crime, politics, sports and entertainment.

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