Thursday, April 18, 2024

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Pauline Likongwe Mapisa

Pauline Likongwe Mapisa is a self-driven goal-getter who has managed to build a successful events company in Zimbabwe. To date, her company Wedding Gallery has successfully hosted over four hundred events and counting. The reviews from some of her clients are a testament to the quality of her work. Pauline’s journey started at the age of 14 when her mother’s passion for baking rubbed off on her. She would often spend hours in the kitchen, helping out her mother and learning the basics.

As she grew older, she continued to develop her skills by baking cakes for her sibling and friends. Later on, while waiting to start university, her boyfriend now hubby encouraged her to turn the hobby into a business. That was the beginning of her journey as a professional baker, and the rest is history. Today, she supplies cakes for weddings, birthdays and many other occasions.

Her parents instilled in her the importance of taking advantage of any opportunity to learn new skills. That is why, at the age of 15, she decided to join the decoration department at her church. It was during this time that she developed her passion for decoration. In 2014 she decided to do her wedding decor, and it came out so perfect that she was inspired to start an event decor company. Her wedding became her marketing tool; soon, more people were soliciting for her services and business started booming. Over the years she has since expanded to a full-fledged event planning company providing catering services, renting out wedding gowns and hiring out décor equipment and accessories.

Pauline, enjoys transforming her clients’ dreams to reality, this is the best part about her craft. Whether it’s the cake or event decor, she believes in nothing less than absolute perfection. Every event is unique, and her goal is to tailor-make each to the client’s request. Weddings  bring her the most joy as she loves working with brides to help them create that fairytale wedding they all desire. Their high expectations can be intimidating to some, but for Pauline, it is the fuel that drives her to deliver perfection. She believes when it comes, event planning the success lies in the ability to pay attention to every detail no matter how small.

She plans to grow her business into a one-stop-shop for everything events related and start an academy for events planning and confectionery arts. Talk about a woman on a mission! To make an order or book her for events, please contact her on the following; Call: +263 776 627 520 / +263 715 042 503/ +263 242 776 976 | Whatsapp: +263 735 177 331 | Facebook: weddinggallery

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