- Ntombifuthi Mchunu would not let life get in the way of her dreams and worked at KFC for four years to pay for her studies
- Sharing the exciting news online Ntombifuthi wrote that after a lot of hard work and dedication she is finally a qualified nurse
- Her friends and family shared her excitement when they flooded her social media post with congratulatory messages
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By Thomo Nkgadima - Freelance journalist
Ntombifuthi Mchunu's grass to grace story is truly an inspiring one. The young woman worked tirelessly at KFC for four years to pay for her studies to become a qualified nurse.
Now, Ntombifuthi has realised her dream after becoming a qualified nurse.
"It is true that in life if you want to achieve something it doesn't matter where you came from".Mchunu told YEN.com.gh in an exclusive interview with Thomo Nkgadima.
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She celebrated her achievement on social media when she posted:
"Four and half years later from KFC team member to a professional nurse. It's possible".
"It takes hard work and dedication for someone to achieve what I have achieved. I was very consistent. It was not easy to study while I worked but I knew what I wanted to achieve.
"This is a lesson to those who overlook people that work at retail stores and think they are not educated"
Social media was abuzz with comments on her post as Mzansi congratulated the nurse.
Bonga Ngwane Ka Nkomo wrote:
"Congratulations Ntombi. We need people like you in our communities to encourage our kids."
Slindile Beryl commented:
"Well done babe. I know it wasn't easy but you made it."
Siwe Mchunu was beaming with pride and wrote:
"I'm so proud of you sisi wami."
What’s better than one? Two! : Stunning lady celebrates bagging another degree
The young double-graduate goes by the handle, @Cedii_xx, and she has over 3500 Twitter followers who are celebrating this amazing accomplishment with her.
Take a look at her post which she captioned: "Another one in the bag!"
@Cedii_xx looked stunning in her gold graduation dress and with her beautiful hairstyle and radiant smile.
The post is receiving major love from Mzansi with close to 500 retweets and over 15 000 likes.
"Bravo girl. You are one of a kind."
"Congratulations lento enhle."
"Congratulations MoGul." @RoriRaw: "Ayyye congratulations Cedi." @boitumelo_zw: "What's better than one? TWO! Congratulations."