"I felt that there was a responsibility that we have to actually start sustainable businesses that are going to have integrity...and that are going to be really well-run."

Strangers shared skills to make their dream business

Starting school in 1994, Ofentse Monyela was one of many young South Africans excited by the potential for a prosperous and successful future. But later on in life Ofentse realised that more support for local businesses is needed before prosperity becomes a reality for many South Africans.

This is what inspired her to partner with other local entrepreneurs to create a successful furniture business.

Setters Contemporary Furniture initially started as a side-project and trial partnership. It was run via a Facebook page to keep costs low.

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