- A woman, Thandeka Mndaweni, shared an inspiring post on Facebook
- Mndaweni shared photos of the house she grew up in and the home she now owns
- The inspiring woman opened up about pulling herself out of poverty
Thandeka Mndaweni, who works at the department of health, has inspired thousands with her grass to grace story.
The beautiful lady posted a photos of the house she grew up in and the home she has built herself. Mndaweni opened up about the struggles she and her family faced while growing up.
Mndaweni revealed in a #ImStaying Facebook post that she made a promise to change her life around and provide a better future for her family.
"I remember crying day and night - living in a house with no windows, no doors."
She added that in the summer their home would become a river and by winter time her family would suffer the cold.
"We were counting stars at night whilst sleeping, squeezing ourselves on the floor polished with cows mess, it was difficult being the last born of eight girls."
Mndaweni revealed that she vowed to one day show poverty the finger and her dream came true.
South Africans were inspired by the story and they congratulated Mndaweni on pulling herself out of poverty.
Cathy Tebogo commented:
"Well done. You made me cry. It's all about hope and perseverance dear. God is watching you."
Keith Richard Mears wrote:
"Well done for the efforts that you and you alone made in pulling yourself out of poverty."
Lee-ann Prince added:
"Well done so proud of you. You really deserve it. May the Lord bless you more and more each day."
Marilyn Coombe-Heath said:
"You are a true star. Blessings on you and your family."
Rebaone Sandra wrote:
"Congratulations. God has answered your prayer in deed. May God keep blessing you and your family."
Briefly.co.za reported earlier a proud woman has taken to social media to share pictures of her new home. She expressed gratitude at having come from living in a house with a leaking roof to having a comfortable space.
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