80-year-old gogo excited to finally receive her own RDP house

80-year-old gogo excited to finally receive her own RDP house

Life has been difficult for 80-year-old gogo Mahlangu and her 20-year-old unemployed son, but things are looking up. They will soon move into the gogo's new home as a R11-million housing project builds home for those in need.

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!

Thanks to the R11-million housing project that was launched by Mpumalanga Human Settlements MEC, Norah Mahlangu, an 80-year-old gogo will finally have herself a home.

Gogo Mahlangu was overjoyed when builders arrived at her shack in Kwaggafontein, Mpumalanga, to lay the foundation for her new 5-roomed RDP.

PAY ATTENTION: Do you want to know what's trending on Briefly.co.za? Join our WhatsApp group today.

The Daily Sun reports the home will have 2 bedrooms, a kitchen, bathroom and sitting room.

Gogo Mahlangu is feeling very relieved that she will no longer have to worry about cold weather or rain.

"I’m very happy to see my house finally being built. My life will change for the better. There will be enough space for me and my grandson to share. Rain and cold will no longer be a problem."

Briefly.co.za gathered that the gogo's home is one of 100 that will be developed in the area for needy residents - a project that will improve many people's lives.

READ ALSO: Ramaphosa knew exactly who campaign funders were, leaked emails reveal

80-year-old gogo excited to finally receive her own RDP house

Norah Mahlangu gets involved in building homes for the needy. (Image Source: Bongani Mthimunye/DailySun)
Source: UGC

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly.co.za

Mailfire view pixel