Consultancy company creates multilingual handbook to combat language barriers

The MD of Matoyana Business Solutions, Nokwazi Mzobe is our South African doing great things because she’s doing her bit to assist small businesses with language barriers.

Mzobe’s business handbook was recently launched in IsiZulu through her business consultancy company.

Mzobe says that the big thing around the launch of the multilingual handbook, was that they wanted to make entrepreneurial knowledge accessible.

When we were brainstorming in the office and also when I was training I had a few people start asking me to explain things in vernac.

Nokwazi Mzobe, MD of Matoyana Business Solutions

Mzobe says that she came from a family of entrepreneurs. She says that her parents had businesses in the township and they grew up assisting them in the shops.

Growing up and parents valuing a certain type of career and education – I did a Bachelor of Science because I thought I wanted to be a doctor.

Nokwazi Mzobe, MD of Matoyana Business Solutions

Mzobe says that after her first year, she realized that Science was not for her. She adds that she wasn’t willing to change subjects and just wanted to get her degree done in record time. I also took on Psychology but also wasn’t keen on it either says Mzobe. She adds that eventually she ended up in corporate which Is where her passion truly lies.

Listen to Mzobe's business venture in the audio below...


This article first appeared on 702 : Consultancy company creates multilingual handbook to combat language barriers


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