A young black woman has raved online about being a farmer and her story had South Africans inspired.
A young woman, Machabate Lucia, won Mzansi over after she posted snaps of her growing business online.
Lucia has a poultry farm and she is proud of her hustle. Taking to the #ImStaying Facebook page, Lucia shared her story.
Her post read:
"I'm staying because I feed the nation. I'm Machabate Lucia, a young black (female) farmer."
The post generated more than 19 000 reactions in less than a day and South Africans were inspired by the beautiful farmer.
Abel Diego commented:
"Well done on your progressive business."
Jane Whitby said:
"Great, keep up the awesome work you are doing."
Martie Marais wrote:
"They should have given you the Vrede Estina project. You would have made a success. You go girl."
Briefly.co.za reported on a similar story previously. More and more women are making a name for themselves in agriculture and it is making us proud. Khulile Mahlalela is one of the ladies to watch in the farming industry.
The 31-year-old recently won R300 000 after being named Mpumalanga's 2019 Female Farmer of the Year.
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