Mother raises money from baking biscuits for her daughter to become a pilot

Mother raises money from baking biscuits for her daughter to become a pilot

- Tshepang Ralehoko, a beautiful 23-year-old lady from South Africa is on the path of achieving her dreams of becoming a pilot

- Her mother, Lulu Ralehoko, who had no money to support Tshepang, decided to raise money from baking fresh biscuits

- The amount needed is ¢38,000 and the two ladies are working hard to make sure the dream comes true

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A 23-year-old lady from South Africa by name Tshepang Ralehoko has big dreams of becoming a pilot, which has compelled her mother to start selling fresh biscuits to raise money for her.

According to, Tshepang and her mother Lulu have started baking and selling hundreds of buckets of fresh biscuits just to meet the cost of Tshepang's training.

Reports indicate that Tshepang is already taking flight lessons at Blue Chip Flight School in Pretoria but needs to raise more money to get her private pilot's license, and then her commercial pilot's license.

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Summing up the costs gives a whopping $6,800 which is approximately 38,000 in Ghana Cedis. The bold move of the caring and hardworking mother have caught the attention of many people from far and near.

Family, friends and complete strangers from all around the world have been very supportive of their fundraising efforts.

The campaign has gone viral via Lulu Ralehoko's personal Facebook page and the orders have been coming in non-stop via WhatsApp.

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Tshepang, the 23-year-old lady reveals that her ultimate goal is to see more African and female pilots in the cockpit.

She strongly believes that when it is all said and done, her story will inspire millions around the world. In her own words, Tshepang says:

"I'm not doing this just for myself. I'm trying to create the drive to fund other people in the future that are also black and female."

There have been a number of powerful life stories of Ghanaian individuals lately.

Just recently, reported that a popular radio presenter in Ghana named Emmanuel Agyemang successfully went from a junior high school called Kaneshie Anglican to the African University College of Communication (AUCC) without attending SHS.

In an interview with, the top radio presenter who now works at Onua FM as a mid-morning presenter indicates that when he graduated JSS in 1999, his family could not afford to send him to SSS.

He revealed how he struggled to later become who he is today.

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