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Sikis Koffee Kafe: Establishing a Township Market for Local Cafes

10 November 2022

‘To be an entrepreneur, one needs to be crazy; but to be an entrepreneur, one also needs to look for solutions”

Siki runs his coffee shop out of the garage of his home in the township of Khayelitsha, in Cape Town. After dropping out of high school, he started working in cafes as a dishwasher at a young age; it took him little time to start climbing the ranks, and he was employed as a s a store manager.

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