“Heroines”: Mzansi Moved by Photo of Mom Hustling in Cold Winter Weather

“Heroines”: Mzansi Moved by Photo of Mom Hustling in Cold Winter Weather

  • South Africans are sharing their heartbreaking reactions to a photograph of a mother seen hustling in cold weather
  • She was captured in an image sitting next to the road selling food and people are touched by the lady's endurance in feeding her kids
  • Posted by @Bestmvle_Sjava, the image has seriously touched many people as they sympathise with the hard-working mom

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South Africa is still experiencing cold winter days and one social media user shared a heartbreaking image of a mother trying to make some cash. The photo shows the woman sitting next to a busy road selling food.

The social media post is going viral and has attracted Briefly News to look at the comments from the account holder’s followers.

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A proud mother hustling in cold weather has touched many South Africans. Image: @Bestmvle_Sjava/Twitter
Source: Twitter

The post reads:

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@KelvinKim said:

"Why not us? We should give our parents a break... aagg not just living at their homes and doing nothing, just waking up and go chill with friends or at the car wash.”

@BlackGeekFly said:

"This always breaks my heart when I see them on the street.”

@Seejeeboo said:

"Seeing things like this makes my heart bleed. We know what mama is going through. She braves it all for her family. It's what we as Africans, in general, have become accustomed to doing since our government always fails us. The grant doesn't cover food, let alone other essentials like power, etc.”

@Noriwolii said:

"Brethren and sisters, when you become successful in your life, when may parents come first…”

@Berry1011 said:

"Our mothers are our heroines. When we realise that lives will be wonderful and prosperous.”

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@Selepe_Lwazi said:

"Lord bless abomama bomthandazo.”

@Sqamo3 said:

"May God bless them with warmth and strength.”

Meet the father of 6 with a proud hustle selling chips to feed his family

Looking at stories regarding hustles, Briefly News ran an article that Kofi Boahen, a Ghanaian father of six, has narrated that he is able to take care of his whole family with his menial business of frying and selling local chips, named "atsomor".

In an interview with GBC sighted by Briefly News, the 42-year-old indicated that he started the business with no capital but by learning from his wife and raising some funds from other menial jobs.

According to Kofi, he decided to go into the pastries business after he returned from Cote D'Ivoire during the war in 2002 and settled in a single, basic room with his pregnant wife.

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