- A young woman, Luyanda Methula, shared online how she put her mom and sister before herself
- The 18-year-old used the money she got paid to bless her mother and buy her sister school supplies
- She said she saw the need to help out at home and the story inspired South Africans
A young woman can be named daughter of the year after she used the money she made on her family.
Luyanda Methula took to the #ImStaying Facebook group to share how she spent her R5 180 earnings and it warmed social media users' hearts.
Briefly.co.za learned the 18-year-old, who is still waiting for her matric results, took R2 000 and gave it to her mother before she used some of the money to buy school supplies for her younger sister.
"I saw the need to help out at home" - she wrote in her post.
After helping out her family, Methula bought a couple of outfits for varsity and the rest she put into a savings account.
Take a look at her Facebook post below:
South Africans were inspired by the young lady's story and they applauded her for giving back to her single mom.
Dudu Mkhabela commented:
"I'm so proud of you girl, you really are a star. God bless you."
Lyn Hood added:
"Clearly your mother has brought you up with integrity and a heart of gold. I pray that your future holds amazing treasures for you always. God bless you."
Carmen Mulvaney wrote:
"You're an angel for thinking of your loved ones before yourself. Your mom did a great job teaching you good values. Go with your head held high to varsity and make her proud."
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