Woman spends her time fighting for the people living in informal settlements

Woman spends her time fighting for the people living in informal settlements

A woman has dedicated her time to fighting for the poorest people in the informal settlements of Cape Town.

PAY ATTENTION: Click "See first" under the "Following" tab to see Briefly news on your News Feed!

A social media user, who has been identified as @dlakza, work to help better the lives of people living in informal settlements in Cape Town.

Her story was shared on social media by SheSouthAfrica on Thursday. According to the post, @dlakza was born in eMthatha.

Briefly.co.za learned she spend her time advocating for "dignified sanitation and urban land justice for the poorest people of Cape Town."

Although it might sometimes seem like a losing battle, @dlakza her "deep love for people" keeps her motivated.

PAY ATTENTION: Save mobile data with FreeBasics: Briefly is now available on the app

She keeps on fighting for the issues close to her heart because she believes its every person's right to live a better life.

SheSouthAfrica continued by writing, "@dlakza believe that, all people should live with dignity and respect and to live in environments that enable them to thrive and live as full human beings."

READ ALSO: Gogo breaks down in tears after tenants built illegal structures in her yard

As for the message she has for other women, @dlakza said the key to happiness and success is to be yourself.

"Just be yourself. Do not bend or twist to try to fit into the kind of person people think you should be. Just be you and remember to be kind," she was quoted saying.

What are your thoughts on @dlakza's story? Head over to our Facebook page to leave us a comment or inbox us your story and we could share it.

To stay up to date with the latest news, download our news app on Google Play or iTunes today.

Top 5 African pastor miracles on Briefly - South Africa

Source: Briefly.co.za

Mailfire view pixel