JOHANNESBURG – Digify Africa has hosted an annual “Boost Business Shower” to celebrate new entrepreneurs born from the global COVID-19 pandemic, for learning and networking as they honour the resilient spirit of entrepreneurs.
We spoke to one of the key speakers, Sinenhlanhla Ndlela and who serve love in scoops for a living and own and run Yococo a dairyfree ice cream brand.
Ndlela said about her relationship with Digify Africa and the organisation’s contribution to young people globally.
“I have done an IG interview and been a panelist with Digify Africa and both occasions were informative, and I love how they teach the youth usable skills in the business world,” Ndlela said.
She said it was a pleasant experience, and she learned a lot and met with other young people doing interesting things, during the event on Wednesday in Johannesburg.
Ndlela told us that she recommend that they leverage the free tools to young people to grow the skills and grow their businesses.
“I would recommend that they leverage the free tools as much as possible to get their businesses going,” she said.
The objective of the event was to share how entrepreneurs uses social media to connect with the communities during lockdown. Ndlela said: “My contribution was about finding the people who want and need your services and then honing in”.
The Digify Africa’s Boost Business Shower is stories of success about investing into the online community. The key speakers among others were Creative Director at Soweto Creamery, Thando Makhubu, Creative Director at Inkaturah, Phathi Hlongwane, Boost with Facebook Lead trainer.