Limpopo woman rises above poverty and dreams of helping needy kids

Limpopo woman rises above poverty and dreams of helping needy kids

- A woman has shared an inspiring story of how she rose above the challenges in her life

- She had a difficult life after being forced to move into a shack with her boyfriend

- Although she is still not where she wants to be financially, her dream is to help needy children

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A woman has taken to social media to share how she is triumphing over the challenges in her life to help others. Her story of perseverance through difficult situations is inspiring.

Tebatso Sebashe grew up in a small village called JG Stryjdom Tunnel. She was raised by a single mother and two siblings.

The 26-year-old enrolled to study electrical engineering after completing matric but dropped out after falling pregnant. She unfortunately miscarried and lost her twins.

The woman decided to move out of home and look for a job.

"I had to move in with my boyfriend in Tembisa in my grandfather's shack"

She then befriended a woman called Nkateko Mabunda. The 28-year-old became like a sister to her.

"In 2017 I was pregnant and had stress she had to step in to play big sister role"

She broke up with her boyfriend a few months after the baby arrived.

"I had to stay with my son in that shack. Nkateko would come and sleep with us .I felt like I'm bothering her but she said my son is so young she can't leave me alone"

Tebatso was determined to make something of her life and got a learnership through Harambee as a field agent at Hollard. She completed the training last month.

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She now has an interest in helping others, especially disadvantaged young children. Her heart is set on putting together an event to make these children feel loved and appreciated

"I want to host an event where kids would come and play and they will come with their parents"

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