Passion Keeps Phikwe's Elegant Designs In Business

SELEBI-PHIKWE: What was once a thriving bag design business with orders from Gantsi and Maun is now a shell of a company driven only by the passion of its remaining shareholders.

Elegant Designs’ woes come from the general downturn in the economy of Selebi-Phikwe, the once thriving copper and nickel-mining town rendered a near ghost town by the closure of BCL Mine in 2016.

Elegant Designs, established in 2011 and funded by the Women’s Affairs Department to the tune of P249, 000, began with five shareholders but now only has two, one having passed away and the others having withdrawn.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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