Gogo, 97, living in dilapidated shack since 1994 to get new house

Gogo, 97, living in dilapidated shack since 1994 to get new house

- Last week, businessman Collen Mashawana visited a 97-year-old gogo

- The Afribiz founder found that she lived in a dilapidated shack

- The gogo's living conditions touched his heart and Mashawana vowed to build her a new house

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On Wednesday, Collen Mashawana took to Facebook to share the heart-wrenching story of gogo Elizabeth Kekana.

According to the Afribiz founder, the 97-year-old elderly lady has been living in poor conditions since 1994.

He explained her dilapidated shack was leaking water and it was in a wrecked condition.

"While we were in Soshanguve last week we were invited to visit 97-year-old Elizabeth Kekana. Her shack has been leaking and been in a terrible state since 1994," he revealed.

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Gogo, 97, living in dilapidated shack since 1994, to get new house

Photo credit: Collen Mashawana/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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Mashawana vowed to build the gogo a new house, adding she will get the keys to her new home in less than three weeks.

It is not the first time Mashawana opened his heart, and wallet, to needy South Africans. Briefly.co.za previously reported Mashawana handed over a home to a 101-year-old madala, who waited more than 20 years for a RDP house.

The businessman took to social media to share photos of the new house and the moment they gave Boy Mohedo his home.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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