Renchin and his husband, who is a diplomat in Beijing, have lived in the city for two years now. Originally she made dried boerewors and shared with her close friends. Her products got better known and she began to sell to her Chinese customers through WeChat. Because of her language obstacle, there were misunderstandings between her and a local Halal shop where she bought beef. But now they have built up trust and been able to communicate in their own way.
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