- A woman who lost an eye has started her own business. She knits and sells beautiful toys and donations of wool are welcome to assist her.
A woman who lost an eye to cancer has not let that stop her from achieving her goals. She has started her own business, knitting and selling children's toys.
Catherine lost her right eye to cancer but has conquered that obstacle to make something of her life. She crochets beautiful toys by looking at pictures. The woman is situated at the corner of Hirsch's at Pineslopes Shopping Centre in Sandton on Saturdays and Sundays.
Her story was shared by Facebook user Lauren Woodhouse, who also supplied a photo of the woman and her work. Social media users responded positively to the post. It has had over 1 000 reactions and was shared over 5 000 times.
Lauren appealed to Mzansi to please donate any double knit wool that may be lying around unused. Catherine's contact details are: 073 115 0589.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that a group of kind South Africans gathered together to help a blind woman clean her yard. Maria Bates was grateful for the help as they were able to collect and remove rubbish from the garden. They cut trees, removed weeds and cleared the dirt. The task was a large one as they ended up removing two truck loads of debris. The story was shared on the Positive Relationships in SA Facebook page.
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