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Imagine your typical B&B, & then think again. Self-made entrepreneur Vicky has been operating her Khayelitsha Township (Capetown, SA) "Vicky's B&B" for 10+ years. Very successful herself, she has also inspired the creation of other local

Imagine your typical B&B, & then think again. Self-made entrepreneur Vicky has been operating her Khayelitsha Township (Capetown, SA) "Vicky's B&B" for 10+ years. Very successful herself, she has also inspired the creation of other local

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Adina commented on Not your everyday B&B

Meena, sorry about the delayed reply. great question, though.

I think the success of Vicky's business is a perfect example of how success can be born even when there are a minimal number of material resources available. It's more about knowing that you can be successful simply by working hard and believing in yourself. It also shows the power of the domino effect; Vicky's business has inspired other residents of Khayelitsha to open up their own businesses. Just think about how much untapped potential there must be in Khayelitsha, other South African townships, and other low-income communities around the world? Resourcefulness, strategic thinking, confidence, and pride can go a long way.