- Matome Moto lost his sight when he was 58 and couldn't work after that
- The now 98-year-old was forced to share a rundown home with his sons and their children
- However, Matome has now been given a proper 4-bedroom home after waiting for it for 40 years
98-year old Matome Moto has been waiting for a proper home for 40 years. The elder thought he would pass away before ever receiving it.
When he was 58, tragedy struck and Matome lost his sight. He was forced to quit his job and return to Limpopo from Tshwane.
Matome shared a rundown 3-bedroom home with his 2 sons and their children. It was not a comfortable situation.
The elder approached the office of the Limpopo premier in the hope of a proper home. Now, after waiting for so many years, Matome will finally receive the home he wanted so badly thanks to the Limpopo First Lady Trust.
Matome received a proper, 4-bedroom house on Wednesday, 3 October. His 64-year-old son, Obed, accepted the house on his father's behalf as he was ill.
Zorha Khan represented the trust and said they were very happy to hand over the home to the elder. They hope his heart will now be able to find peace.
Obed stated that the house was the best gift they have ever received and the family will be forever grateful.
Now that Matome has his proper home, he will be able to spend the rest of his days relaxing and smiling.
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