Family Business Revives Dying Art Craft

Alex Nogwe PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Alex Nogwe PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

A middle-aged couple, Alex and Gloria Nogwe, noted a gap in the weaving business and birthed the city’s very own unique business in 2012.

With Nogwe Holdings being a little over six years, Alex said that they work from home. Always interested to learn new things, Nogwe stated that he and his wife over the years delved into a variety of caning and weaving techniques to a point where they were able to weave whatever it was that a customer wanted and in any form or shape.

Though they specialise a lot in seat weaving, he pointed out that they often have customers from time to time. Though the reception has been good, Nogwe highlighted that a peak of their entrepreneurial journey would be even much greater if they would expand to Maun and Kasane like they are planning to if they find investors in their weaving business.

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