On Thursday, a story was shared on social media of a man, who was born in a rural area and managed to make a massive success of himself.
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Taking to Twitter, Sphelele, also known by his Twitter handle @SpheDludla, shared the story of Bahle Zondo.
Zondo was born in uMsinga, a rural area in KwaZulu-Natal, but he managed to become a successful businessman.
Sphelele wrote, "KZN businessman Bahle Zondo says being born in a deep rural area (uMsinga) did not stop him from pursuing his big dreams. Zondo now owns four small helicopters which he pilots himself."
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Briefly.co.za gathered the post sparked quite the reaction on social media, and we decided to gather some of the best responses.
Social media user, @ntokozo_iam, wrote: "He's a captain ye Emirates airline,kodwa akaziphakamisi uzithobile."
Sipho Mbhuli, who goes by the Twitter handle @SMbhuli, commented: "I've got a respect for this man , he has changed the life of many people in my village."
Social media user @MbuziTshena wrote, "We celebrate your successes, we need to hear more of this sort of success stories."
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Earlier Briefly.co.za reported on another success story. Buhle Sithela had to drop out of university after he was no longer able to afford the tuition fees. But, instead of giving up, Sithela started two innovative businesses.
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