Free State rug maker aims to start a factory

A magic carpet of a dream

Reitumetse Molapo used the lockdown period as an opportunity to teach people in her community how to make rugs and earn a living.

The 30-year-old from Welkom, Free State, who learnt the art of making rugs in 2017 while on a visit to Tanzania, said she had to think on her feet about how to earn an income when her business wasn’t doing well...

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