Market Day- Lauren

Green Market Square:

1. Name the proprietor or store they are from.

Green Market Square- Lauren & Libby

Green Market Square- Lauren & Libby

The individuals selling their good received them from Johannesburg. The woman I spoke within was named Loise.

A. Where else do they sell these goods?

They only sell the goods here in Cape Town.

B. Where is the proprietor from?

This proprietor is from Kenya.

2. What type of goods do they sell?

This stand sells different jersey collections as well as hats and authentic clothing such as skirts and shirts.

A. Where are the goods made?

All these goods are made in South Africa but all over.

3. Why do they sell here?

Loise said that this is the only place where they sell their goods. The reason being is because this place was used for the slave trade but then they gave it to the locals so she wants to support that. This is how they earn their “daily bread”.

A. How much is it for rent?  It is R400 per month.

Pan-African Market

1. Name the proprietor or store they are from.photo 4

Many of these artifacts are from West Africa such as Ghana and Nigeria. I spoke to a man named Charlene.

A. Where else do they sell these goods?

He only sells these goods in Cape Town though.

B. Where is the proprietor from?

He is from Cameroon.

2. What type of goods do they sell?

This place sold goods such as tapestries, jewelry, and wooden crafts.

Where are these goods made?

They are made in many different places all over Africa according to each different object. As mentioned previously, some were made in Ghana and Nigeria.

3. Why do they sell here?

This is the only market that brings together all African cultures. Also, Cape Town is good place for this kind of business.

A. How much is rent?

He told me rent is about R2,500 but it depends on the size.

The Red Shed

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1. Name the proprietor or store they are from.

Ngwenya Glass

A. Where else do they sell these goods? Swaziland and Cape Town.

B. Where is the proprietor from?

The proprietor is from Swaziland.

2. What type of goods do they sell?

They sell all different types of objects made from recycled glass such as wine glasses, recycled glassware, ornaments, and African animals.

Where are these goods made?

The goods are made in Swaziland

3. Why do they sell here?

There are a lot of tourists here. They are able to leave their products on display, it is just locked up at night which helps eliminate the struggle of transportation of goods and whatnot.

A. How much is rent?

This man did not know but compared to the other vendors I would say around R6,500-10,000.

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