Mzansi Truly Inspired by Man Who Failed Grade 12 and Became a Firefighter

Mzansi Truly Inspired by Man Who Failed Grade 12 and Became a Firefighter

- South Africans are inspired by Karabo Senyolo’s beautiful story as he has just finished his training as a firefighter

- Senyolo says he failed Grade 10 and 12 but never gave up, saying he is the first firefighter from his community

- The proud Senyolo has credited a former teacher and family for the undying support on his journey

- Briefly News selected a few comments from the many people in Mzansi who are also encouraged by Senyolo’s story

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The story of Karabo Doctor Senyolo was shared online and has inspired many South Africans who still dream of making it in life. Senyolo says he failed Grade 10 and 12 but he kept feeling motivated and believing that one day he would land his dream job.

Today, he says he is the first qualified firefighter in his community and has also credited his family for supporting him. Senyolo’s beautiful story was shared on Facebook by Varsity World and has encouraged many Mzansi social media users.

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South Africans are feeling inspired by a man who has just qualified as a firefighter. Image: @VarsityWorld/@CityofJoburgEMS/Facebook/Twitter
South Africans are feeling inspired by a man who has just qualified as a firefighter. Image: @VarsityWorld/@CityofJoburgEMS/Facebook/Twitter
Source: Facebook

The post reads:

"I failed my Grade 10 and my matric but something pushed me. All thanks to my former teacher N Malapane for always being there for me and not forgetting my family for the support they gave me along the way.
“As I announce, I'm the first qualified fireman in my community. I don't know anyone who has got to the top without hard work.”
South Africans are feeling inspired by a man who has just qualified as a firefighter. Image: @VarsityWorld/Facebook
South Africans are feeling inspired by a man who has just qualified as a firefighter. Image: @VarsityWorld/Facebook
Source: Facebook

Looking at the reactions from the South Africans and those beyond the borders, many have nothing to say but congratulated the young man.

South Africans are inspired

@Kedibone Moshia said:

“I am fond of your story Kabelo. Congratulations.”

@Michael Towner said:

“I'm from the United States, congratulations Karabo Doctor Senyolo on becoming a qualified fireman. You’re on the path to becoming a global leader. The sky is the limit!”

@Lekwetse Ramasehla said:

“Shout-out to teacher N Malapane and family.”

@Mpule Chiloane said:

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“Congratulations on your achievements and for never giving up, even when it was tough. A delay is not a denial.”

@Charlotte Maundy said:

“This is heart-warming.”

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@Nkululeko Macingwana said:

“Keep motivating and inspiring us.”

@Nzezwo Bakarah said:

“This is the content we are here for. Congrats brother.”

South African man qualifies as a doctor at 31

Meanwhile, Briefly News reported that Thapelo Donald Kgabage is a proud man after inspiring many of his friends on social media by becoming a PhD graduate at the age of 31.

The man is based in the North West province and his story has been documented by Varsity World on Facebook. Kgabage’s success has inspired many social media users on the app and he also recounted how his journey began in 2010.

The post reads:

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"I began my journey in 2010, studying both BCom in chartered accountancy together with theology at the same time. Indeed, I am a product of God’s Grace, I have seen this God in my life."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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