Businessman Collen Mashawana builds blind gogo, 67, her dream house

Businessman Collen Mashawana builds blind gogo, 67, her dream house

Limpopo businessman Collen Mashawana opened her heart, and wallet, for a 67-year-old lady, who lost her eyesight.

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The Afribiz chairman took to social media to share how he build her a new house after she was failed by the government for all these years.

According to the Daily Sun, the gogo, who has been identified as Florah Munyai, applied for an RDP house in 1994, but she never received one and she had to live in a deteriorating mud house all these years.

To make matters worse, Munyai lost her eyesight several years ago and her son was forced to drop out of school to look after her.

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However, Mashawana caught wind of Munyai's story and decided he was going to help her. Briefly.co.za learned he first visited her two-years-ago, where Mashawana asked the gogo if he could build her, her dream home.

Mashawana stood by his promise and on Saturday they handed her the keys to her dream home.

Taking to social media, the generous businessman shared before and after photos.

He captioned the post, "67 years old Mama Florah Masakona Munyai has lived in a mud house in Nzhelele since 1988. She unfortunately lost her eye sight in 2004 and has since survived through government grants. We visited her in August and today she received a new home. #afribizhouseappeal #afribizinvest."

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