#OKWomenYouCanCountOn featuring Razya Nathoo

Newsroom | 2020-08-26

As one of our #OKWomenYouCanCountOn, Razya Nathoo believes in being there for her customers and doing everything she can to help uplift the communities she works in. Her mother taught her to work hard, and that has helped this owner of OK MiniMark Mosel to grow a successful business.


Who has been a strong female role model to you?

My mother. She was a very strong woman who taught my sisters and I to be independent and work hard to achieve our dreams.


What advice do you have for any young girl who has their sights set on a career in retail/business?

Hard work, patience and perseverance does pay off!

Best business advice you’ve been given?

It’s all about relationships. Relationships with your staff, your customers and especially your suppliers.


At OK, we pride ourselves on being owners you can count on. Is there any special way you are trying to make a difference in the lives of the people in your community?

We have always believed in being there for our customers, the communities around us are very important to us so whatever we can do to uplift them we are willing to help.


Please share your favourite motivational or inspirational quote with us.”

“Do everything with a good heart and expect nothing in return and you will never be disappointed”. BK Shivani


Do you have a charity/special cause that is close to your heart?

As members of the Rotary Club of Uitenhage South we are able to help a number of charities and people in our communities and also through our businesses we are able to help many in need.