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"Saving makes me smile" – meet the stockpile queen of Mzansi

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Ncumisa Ndelu is proud of her stockpiling efforts.
Ncumisa Ndelu is proud of her stockpiling efforts.
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She's travelled to Hong Kong and Dubai, been to China twice and treated her daughter to a trip to Disneyland. And she’s done it all by saving... thousands of rands each year after turning her home into a storeroom that’s almost better stocked than the average supermarket.

The stockpile queen of South Africa – that’s what Ncumisa Ndelu could be called. Her efforts take buying in bulk to a whole new level and she’s inspiring thousands of other women to follow her example.

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