Destitute KZN family gets dream home thanks to kind well-wishers

Destitute KZN family gets dream home thanks to kind well-wishers

- 13-year-old Nosipho Ngubane, from Pietermaritzburg, wowed South Africans with her angelic voice

- However, it was clear from her viral videos that she and her family lived in poverty

- Well-wishers have now raised funds and bought building material for a dream home for the family

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Nosipho Ngubane and her family are set to get a dream home thanks to kind well-wishers led by businessman Mkululi White.

As reported recently, videos of 13-year-old Nosipho singing went viral on social media. South Africans were left teary eyed by her beautiful voice.

However, her surroundings suggested that she lived in poverty. Well-wishers therefore managed to track her down with a view to helping her.

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Nosipho and her five siblings live with their single mother, Thembi Ngubane, TimesLIVE reports. Their dwelling is a dilapidated mud house.

Mkululi bought 5,000 bricks worth R12,500. Thembeka Ndlovu, acting CEO of the Ingonyama Trust Board, also bought two doors and several bags of cement.

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Mkululi said he has received more donations from well-wishers, both in South Africa and abroad. He arrived at the girl's family home on Monday along with the building material.

He and other volunteers also did groceries for the family. He has obtained three quotations for construction, which he said would start as soon as possible.

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To make things even better for Nosipho, TV actor Tony Kgoroge got in touch with a recording company about her singing talent. Mkululi explained:

He has spoken to a recording company, which has seen talent in the girl. The company has offered to record her. However, we want to do this in a way that her school work is not affected.

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