A tweet shared by user, @Siya_Bele, called for appreciation of black parents and Mzansi was clearly touched as the post went viral.
Siya’s tweet labelled black parents as heroes for providing for their children on a salary of R3000.
He added that they still made a way to include unnecessary luxuries, such as expensive mobile phones, sneakers and laptops.
Tweeps echoed his sentiments as they heaped praise on their parents for the sacrifices made.
Briefly.co.za gathered that the tweet sparked some insightful discussion.
Tweep, @Samantha_Ntsele, acknowledged the sacrifices but also shared that to be the reason for their debt woes.
Another tweep (@BakalaFrederic) dared black children to use it as motivation to combat poverty and to uplift their parents.
User, @Sabeloelkah, implied that the unfortunate reality is that some children may earn R20 000 and still not send money back to their parents.
As always, not everyone agrees in unison on Twitter and we shared some of the contrasting responses here.
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