5 local budding entrepreneurs turning Covid-19 into possibility

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Entrepreneurs Choene Makhasa, Nerissa Moodley and Ismail Ziwa (Photos: Supplied)
Entrepreneurs Choene Makhasa, Nerissa Moodley and Ismail Ziwa (Photos: Supplied)

Losing your job is hard at the best of times but to suddenly find yourself out of work in the middle of a pandemic with the economy in decline and jobs as rare as hen’s teeth – that’s a scenario guaranteed to cause plenty of sleepless nights. 

This is the situation that about three million South Africans find themselves in right now, according to figures released by the department of social development.  

Yet even in the midst of all the chaos and uncertainty there are opportunities,  as these five people discovered when suddenly jobless, they took the leap and started their own small businesses.  

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