All hail the spinach queen! How a young entrepreneur turned her life around

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Ncumisa Mkabile is living her dream on her spinach farm. (PHOTO:FACEBOOK_NCUMISAMIESAH_MKABILE)
Ncumisa Mkabile is living her dream on her spinach farm. (PHOTO:FACEBOOK_NCUMISAMIESAH_MKABILE)

Her dream was simple: to be her own boss. She wasn’t sure how she was going to do it, only that she was going to do it. 

And so Ncumisa Mkabile took a huge leap of faith and quit her stable job as secretary at Sivuyiseni Public ­Primary School in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, with no clear vision of what she wanted to do.

“I just knew I wanted to be self-employed. I had no idea that this is where I’d end up today,” she tells YOU.

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