Lady Becomes Farmer After Losing Job, She Makes it, Her Big Harvests Get Praises

Lady Becomes Farmer After Losing Job, She Makes it, Her Big Harvests Get Praises

  • Nombuso Mvuyana, a young woman from Durban, transformed unemployment into an opportunity by starting her small-scale organic farm
  • She cultivates a variety of fresh produce, including potatoes, green peppers, eggplants, onions, and spinach
  • Social media users have been supportive and encouraging, praising her for creating her own job

In the bustling city of Durban, a young woman named Nombuso Mvuyana is cultivating a different life.

Durban woman shares farming business
Nombuso Mvuyana went into farming after losing her job and needed to make ends meet. Image: Black Capitalist/Facebook
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Faced with the challenge of unemployment, Nombuso has not only found her footing but is thriving, thanks to her determination and passion for agriculture.

From job loss to farm boss

According to Black Capitalist, Nombuso's journey began after losing her job. With a spirit fueled by resilience and a desire to provide for herself, she turned to the fertile soil, starting a small-scale farming business that has become a beacon of hope and inspiration.

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Her farm, nestled in the heart of Ntuzuma in KwaZulu-Natal, is a testament to her dedication and hard work. She cultivates a variety of fresh produce, including potatoes, green peppers, eggplants (brinjal), onions, and spinach, all nurtured using organic farming methods to ensure the health of both the soil and her customers.

Nombuso isn't just passionate about growing food; she's equally dedicated to bringing her harvest to the community. She personally delivers her produce around Durban, going the extra mile for her customers with a delivery fee of only R25.

People responded positively to farmer's hustle

Nombuso's story is a powerful reminder that even when faced with adversity, the human spirit can blossom with unwavering determination and a passion for a brighter future.

Nombuso's story has resonated deeply with many, particularly on social media. Her Facebook post sharing her journey has touched hearts and ignited a spark of inspiration.

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People are impressed by her entrepreneurial spirit and admire her commitment to sustainable agricultural practices.

Lovemore Mukumbi commented:

"Farming is life my sister you are doing great and don't go look for a job anymore you just created one. We are blessed to have youngsters like you around our beautiful continent of Africa. God bless your Hustles."

Gogela Wa'Afrika commented:

"Great idea. She will bloom in no time. The beginning is always a snail's walk until the invisible becomes clearer. That's how it starts. Keep pushing!"

Wisdom Maphala replied:

"Very good indeed. I wish your business can grow further ."

Pamela Pam Ludidi wrote:

"You doing great sisi. Your market is big, you are growing, and your business is doing very well. Keep declaring these words by faith. And you will see that words create our destiny."

Jolly Mokorosi said:

"It looks amazing, keep on keeping on."

MaNzama Madlala replied:

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"Keep up the good work nam sengiqalile and I'm loving it ."

Nigerian lady became farmer in Spain

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian lady made a photo slide on TikTok to document her relocation abroad.

The lady said before leaving the country, she had to sell her business (shop) and let all her workers go.


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