White Woman Owns a Spaza Shop

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A general view of Florence van Niekerks spaza shop on November 12,... News Photo2013,Adult,Blood Pressure Gauge,Caucasian Ethnicity,Event,Gauteng Province,General View,Human Interest,Kempton Park - Gauteng,South Africa,Store,Vertical,WomenPhotographer Collection: Gallo Images 2013 Gallo Images (PTY) LTDKEMPTON PARK, SOUTH AFRICA NOVEMBER 12: (SOUTH AFRICA OUT) A general view of Florence van Niekerks spaza shop on November 12, 2013 in Kempton Park, South Africa. Van Niekerk started a small spaza shop in her backyard after she lost her job at a pharmacy. She sells airtime, bread, sweets and cigarettes and also takes customers blood pressure; tests for sugar and administers B12 injections. She is the only white person who recently completed a program for spaza shop owners presented by Wits Business School and Grand-Pa. A spaza shop is an informal convenience shop business in South Africa, usually run from home.(Photo by Alet Pretorius/Foto24/Gallo Images/Getty Images)