The rise of a barista - from humble beginnings to coffee shop owner

CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies speaks to the owner of Gugulethu Coffee Bongani Rasmeni about how he became a barista.

Bongani hails from the Eastern Cape but is currently based in Gugulethu.

After working at Vida e Caffe for some time and learning a few traits, he decided to go it alone and open his own coffee shop.

He serves coffee at various functions, weddings, festivals, and conferences. He says he has received tremendous support from many people who helped him on his path to achieve his dream.

He describes his coffee as the best in Cape Town.

Listen to Bongani's inspiring story from humble beginnings below:

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