Young Pietermaritzburg student opens manufacturing plant

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CEO of D Chem Group Nomandla Ngcoya is all smiles at the launch of her manufacturing plant in the city on Sunday.
CEO of D Chem Group Nomandla Ngcoya is all smiles at the launch of her manufacturing plant in the city on Sunday.
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A 28-year-old PhD chemistry student from Pietermaritzburg on Sunday opened the doors to D Chem Group, a detergent and cosmetics manufacturing plant in Boom Street.

Speaking to The Witness ahead on the sidelines of the launch, Nomandla Ngcoya said it all started with a dream and R1 200.

“I dreamed about owning my own business since I started studying chemistry and in 2016, with just R1 200, I began,” said Ngcoya.

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