A soon-to-be mother took to Twitter to seek assistance for her husband who lost his job in November last year. Sympathising with the anxiety of expecting a baby with strained finances, South Africans offered words of encouragement and advice, sharing any job opportunities they knew of.
The lady, who goes by the Twitter handle @ngo_23, shared that her husband is a qualified boilermaker with over five years’ experience. They are currently based in Johannesburg but were happy to relocate anywhere they could find employment.
She added that he has experience in the mining industry and has considered moving to the North West because there are a lot of mines in the region.
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Many users referred the lady to sites and companies that they knew were looking for boilermakers and suggested job-searching sites she could visit.
The lady expressed her utmost gratitude to everyone who commented and shared opportunities, promising that she will keep them updated on her husband’s progress, Briefly.co.za discovered.
One Twitter user expressed his appreciation that the lady was so supportive of her husband during the difficult time, and shared how his ex-partner left him when he had been struggling, only to ask for him to come back once he was financially stable.
Many South Africans shared this sentiment and appreciated that the couple were tackling the problem together and trying to do what was best for their anticipated bundle of joy.
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