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A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.
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How Boniface is carving out his future

Unique Driftwood Creations: Yoco Merchant #11 395

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.
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Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

Access to funding is crucial for small businesses, even business like Unique Driftwood Creations. Boniface explains how it has helped him.

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.
craft businesses

Orejen: Opening the door to business

Orejen began back in the 80s as a boutique homeware workshop, now it makes windows and doors for a niche market. See Jennifer’s journey below.

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Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

An image of a store front in an article about beating a sales slump with product.

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

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Support Small: will you join the movement?

The Small Business Pivot | Book iBhoni Bike Courier Service

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

An image of Mandisa Mjamba, a software developer on Open by Yoco.

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

Rifqah of Riff-Wrapped teaches Yoco employees how to wrap a turban.

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

A man selling ice cream on Cape Town's beaches.

A Lolly To Make You Jolly on Cape Town’s beaches

An image of an old typewriter in an article about financial inclusion.

Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

Sue van der Linde of Iris House offers five tips for fundraising.

Five fundraising tips from Iris House Founder, Sue van der Linde

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COVID-19 Payment Relief with South African Banks

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

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Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

An image of a card in an article about preventing credit card fraud.

How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

A busy restaurant over the holiday period in an article about managing staff.

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

Tax 2019: What you need to know about tax on businesses

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Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future

Part 2: Looks fade. Personalities don’t.

An image of an ethernet switch in an article about internet issues.

A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

An image of a map and compass in an article about finding business advice and guidance.

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration