- A woman and her children have got social media talking after a video of them living in a toilet emerged online
- The woman and her kids ended up in this position after her husband left home and never returned
- According to the woman, their landlord evicted them from their previous house six months after her husband left home
A video of a woman and her children who have been living in a toilet for the past six years has emerged on social media.
In a video by @afrimax_tv on Instagram, the woman said their situation is the definition of hardship. She and her family had once had a decent life before things turned out for the worse.
Husband becomes an alcoholic
According to the woman, her husband was once a caring man and everyone lived a happy life. But the man changed and became an alcoholic. He would come home drunk, beat his wife and his children. The family was known for fighting all night.
Husband leaves home
The man woke up one day and told his family he was leaving to somewhere very far away. They never saw him again. After living in their house for six months, they were evicted by the landlord because they could not pay the rent.
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The woman had no friends or relatives who could help her so she and her kids lived on the streets for two months before finally discovering an old toilet that they now call home.
Children start bringing home bad grades from school
According to the woman, their situation has had its toll on her kids, who now bring bad grades from school.
Many react to the family's situation
@harrisonntaylor on Instagram wrote:
"The children will now finally grow up and be successful then one human being will now say forgive your father!!! Me I'll just summon thunder to consume somebody!"
"Thank You Lord for what I have today and I pray that You provide for those that are passing through this today."
"Some people are going through stuff in this life. Lord have mercy."
"God! I’m extremely thankful for everything you’ve done and still doing in my life."
Mzansi lady buys herself a piece of land
In other news, Briefly News previously reported that a woman purchased a humble piece of land and SA encouraged more women to do the same. A local woman has gone viral on social media after sharing a few inspirational snaps of the vacant piece of land she just bought.
The humble snaps were shared by Twitter user @Pride_Nomhle`, who couldn't help flaunting the new property she had worked so hard for.
Although still empty and in need of a little TLC, the young woman's achievement certainly stands as a testament to what can be accomplished when we put our heads to it.
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