- A man revealed his family's housekeeper has dreamed of owning her own house forever
- They wanted to help realise the achievement and decided to contribute to her home
- He posted photos on Facebook showing the progress of the house they are building
A man, Derek Osborne, inspired South Africans when he revealed how his family is helping their domestic worker.
He wrote on the #ImStaying Facebook page on Thursday that their housekeeper has a dream of one day owning a house.
She hoped to fulfil the dream before she turned 60 and the Osborne family decided to step in and help her make it a reality.
They started construction on the house and he posted photos of how they are progressing online.
Osborne's post read:
"Gloria who is our housekeeper had a dream, and that dream is to complete her house one day before she is 60. My family and I wanted to be part of that dream, because she is part of our family, and we wanted to give back to her what she has given us over the years."
Take a look at the Facebook post below:
Thousands of people have taken to social media to thank Osborne and his family for what they are doing for their employee.
Martin Bouncer Motloung commented:
"God bless you guys. It is a big thing what you want to do for her. That's great."
Sandra Gerber said:
"Bless you. I am sure she is thrilled and excited!"
Ncebakazi Mamawabo BanaCwala added:
"God bless you for some amazing work."
Hanneline Valentine wrote:
"Wow God is going to bless you and your family."
Briefly.co.za previously reported on a similar story. A doctor, Raoul Goldberg, and his business partner, Dana Smirin, are fulfilling a long-held dream of building their domestic worker and her family a house.
Smirin and Goldberg contacted Habitat for Humanity SA for help to build a house for Lulama Gomana in Delft, Cape Town.
The 54-year-old mother is a single parent living in a shack with her two children, two grandkids and her late brother's two children.
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