Woman pays tribute to mom who raised 7 kids by selling 'fatcakes'

Woman pays tribute to mom who raised 7 kids by selling 'fatcakes'

- A woman took to social media to gush about her amazing mother

- She revealed her strong mom raised her and her six siblings as a single parent

- The lady revealed her mom supported them by selling 'vetkoek' (magwinya)

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!

Last week, a woman, LéRātø ĹeeÁímé Ĺ'amour Mashaba, took to the #ImStaying Facebook page to gush about her amazing mother.

Mashaba revealed in the post that her mom had seven children - three boys and four girls - whom she raised by herself.

The inspiring single parent sold magwinya (vetkoek) to feed her family and Mashaba was even teased by it.

However, Mashaba revealed she was never ashamed of her mom or her hustle because it took care of her and her siblings.

The post read:

"Meet my mother, the strongest mom ever. She was selling fatcakes (magwinya) for more than 20 years. A woman who used to wake up at 2am to prepare, and go sell magwinya le dikuku so that we can go to bed rejele, buy us clothes. She was selling magwinya ko Pretoria town corner Pretorius and Hamilton, not far le Arcadia McDonald's.
"Nakweo she's a single parent to seven kids, three boys and four girls. People used to call her "Mamagwinya", that was fine with me because that magwinya made me the woman that am today. Imagine waking up 2am not knowing if people will buy or otlo kgama ke stoko but she had hope. I'm a proud daughter of "Mamagwinya" and I'll forever be grateful for what mom has done for us. I appreciate my mom so much."

Take a look at the post below:

Woman pays tribute to mom who raised 7 kids by selling 'vetkoeks'

Screenshot LéRātø ĹeeÁímé Ĺ'amour Mashaba's Facebook post.
Source: Facebook

READ ALSO: Couple inspires Mzansi with photos: "Let your love make a difference"

The post inspired social media users who applauded Mashaba's dedicated mom.

ULèthu Othånd'uMpilo Mhlungu commented:

"God bless our mothers."

Roro Roshka said:

"Wow I salute mama, I love you mommy, you are the best."

Lebogang Nnanikie wrote:

"Our Queen."

Briefly.co.za previously reported on another inspiring mother. The mom has gone the extra mile to help her daughter achieve her dreams and their story inspired South Africans.

She took to social media to share how she was raising funds for her daughter to realise her dreams.

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly.co.za

Online view pixel