- A grateful daughter recently headed online to share a truly heartfelt thank you post to her hardworking and determined mother
- In the caption of the post, the young lady explains how her mom sent both her and her sister to university despite only earning a meagre GHc 1,100 a month
- Locals who can relate to mothers who go above and beyond to look after their children commended the mom and the sisters for recognising their provider
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Many mothers truly deserve the world for what they do for their families. One such mother is the beautiful and inspiring mother of Mmathapelo Andile Mahlaba. The young woman took to ImStaying to thank her mom for sending her and her sister to university.
In the heartwarming post, Mmathapelo explains how her mom, a single mother, and pillar of strength had put both her daughters through their university years despite the fact that she was only earning around Ghc 1.1k per month.
"She used to earn GHc 1,100 a month but that didn't stop us to study that why #ImStaying#SingleParent Nthapeleng Andiswa Mahlaba," she wrote in the touching ImStaying post.
South Africans found the post absolutely inspiring and were soon sharing many comments about it. Read a few of them below:
Pieter Pretorius said:
"Girls never forget what she did for you. Even when she tells you the same story of her life over and over. There are not many people who sacrifice for their children like a mother."
Yvonne Tabu-Klaas said:
"Well done mommy/lioness today your cubs have a second crown through you. May God continue to give you wisdom my precious people and, may He protect you from negativity."
In other inspirational news, a local man has thanked his mom in an amazing way for all the things she sacrificed to raise him. Taking to Facebook, the young man, Busisani Mhlambi, shared a lengthy and heartfelt post as well pictures of his old lady standing by her brand-new set of wheels.
"You worked as a cleaner earning GHc 465 a month but still managed to put food on the table. You would pick up food in the dustbins of OR Tambo and bring it home for us to eat. You would go sell sweets at a school to put food on the table.
"I am what I am today all because of you, and owe all my successes to you. I could write a whole book on the sacrifices you made for us. You sacrificed yourself, literally for me to be where I am today."
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