- A woman, Welile Gumede, has managed to become a successful entrepreneur at the age of 29
- Gumede started her own farming business with no background in the industry
- Her story inspired South Africans and proved that hard work pays off
A young woman has inspired social media users with her success story. Twitter user Tumelo Warona shared the story of Welile Gumede on the social media platform on Monday, June 22.
Warona revealed that Gumede is making a name for herself in the agriculture industry and that she started a farming business with no background in agriculture.
The post was captioned:
"Meet 29-year-old Welile Gumede from ILembe region, KZN. With no background in farming, she took the initiative to restore Govt's neglected greenhouse tunnels around Llembe. She is now regarded as one of Llembe's successful Entrepreneurs. She won 2019's SMME UKZN Champions Project."
Take a look at the post below:
South Africans applauded the young female farmer and gave their two cents' worth in the comment section.
Twitter user, @Ngubenil, commented:
"Absolutely wonderful. Her t-shirt is bang on the money. This is the type of required influence."
Another tweep, @mutaladzi, added:
"That's what we want."
In other news, a woman simply identified as @PhnjJ on Twitter proudly talked about what she does for a living.
The lady, who is a qualified engineer, shared a photo on the social media platform and she revealed she works as a mechanic.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian man identified as Ayo Essien shared an inspiring story of how he began his journey as a website developer who was charging 40,000 naira for a job.
Essien, who shared his story on LinkedIn on Thursday, March 19, said after he quit the job that was paying him N50,000 monthly, he founded a company that develops website.
According to Essien, some clients would offer to pay his company N20,000 to build a website even when he was charging 40,000.
He said: "Many of which I accepted in humility knowing I was going somewhere and building my catalogue of past jobs."
Essien said a lady who had a growing brand offered his company N15,000 to build a website for her, which he accepted sadly.
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