for subscribers

The business of shopping for Khayelitsha

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
The Founders Nokwethu Khojane and Lauren Drake, the founders of Lakheni. Picture: Rapport
The Founders Nokwethu Khojane and Lauren Drake, the founders of Lakheni. Picture: Rapport

Grocery shopping may get cheaper thanks to a new venture that helps people buy in bulk.

This business, Lakheni, shops on behalf of residents of Khayelitsha in Cape Town at the end of every month.

Nokwethu Khojane, one of the co-founders of the business, said Lakheni’s clients pay between 20% and 40% less than usual for their groceries because of saved transport costs and bulk buying.

There’s more to this story
Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive journalism and features today.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in
ZAR/USD
16.33
(-0.06)
ZAR/GBP
21.08
(-0.04)
ZAR/EUR
19.33
(-0.03)
ZAR/AUD
11.90
(-0.03)
ZAR/JPY
0.16
(-1.15)
Gold
1949.72
(+0.03)
Silver
26.74
(+0.09)
Platinum
928.80
(+0.44)
Brent Crude
43.52
(-0.32)
Palladium
2356.01
(+0.63)
All Share
54673.65
(-0.66)
Top 40
50399.16
(-0.59)
Financial 15
9841.32
(-2.14)
Industrial 25
72558.00
(-1.08)
Resource 10
55438.10
(+0.58)
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes morningstar logo
Company Snapshot
Voting Booth
Do you think it was a good idea for the government to approach the IMF for a $4.3 billion loan to fight Covid-19?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes. We need the money.
11% - 1297 votes
It depends on how the funds are used.
73% - 8622 votes
No. We should have gotten the loan elsewhere.
16% - 1898 votes
Vote