- A 63-year-old woman has praised God for answering her prayers after she won the R57 million lotto jackpot
- The lady, who wanted to keep her identity a secret, said she would now be able to live a 'beautiful' life
- However, she said she would not stop playing lotto now that she's a multi-millionaire
The grandmother of five, who chose to remain anonymous, revealed her eldest daughter checked the ticket as the numbers were being read and she immediately knew God has answered her prayers.
According to the Sowetan, the gogo does not receive a pension and she has been playing lotto for the past five or six years because she thought "some luck may come" her way.
Before hitting the jackpot, the lady revealed the most she ever won was R50. However, now her life has changed and she is able to enjoy things in life for the first time.
"My life will be beautiful. I will be able to go to the best doctors and get good medication‚" she gogo, who bought the ticket in Germiston, said.
Briefly.co.za learned aside from not having a pension, the elderly lady struggled with a chronic illness.
She added she would also be able to afford a car and she could now consume the food "other people" ate.
The gogo revealed her hubby had to work jobs to be able to afford mealie meal every now and again. She added she could not financially help around the house because she was too sick to work.
However, her massive winnings does not only mean a better life for her. The gogo announced she would be using some of her money to build each of her five kids a house.
She would also give back to the community she grew up. The elderly lady concluded by adding she would not stop playing lotto because it became a job for her.
"It is now in my blood to play… It was now my job [to play]. It would be my prayer to win since I was not educated so I cannot stop‚" she said.
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