- Michelle Boit gifted her parents with a four-bedroom house in Eldoret town
- She said she was motivated to build them a house after observing most of her friends in diaspora were living large as parents suffer back home
- Michelle had been working with Tullow Oil in Kenya before she moved to a Chad-based oil company with offices in Nairobi
Nothing beats the feeling of gifting your parents, especially if you grew up with literally nothing.
This was the case of a Kenyan female petroleum engineer after she decided to gift her parents with a luxurious house in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu county.
Michelle Boit, who is in her early 40s, took to social media to celebrate her parents for their upbringing.
The engineer who studied in United States said she was motivated to build her parents a four-bedroom house after observing most of her friend's parents were suffering as their children live large in the foreign nation.
She had been working with Tullow Oil in Kenya before she moved to a Chad-based oil company with offices in Nairobi.
"I have seen many of my friends in diaspora living large but the parents are suffering and living in deplorable condition. And as a way of saying thanks to my mother, I built them a house to motivate others to do the same also," she said.
The ceremony was attended by family members and a priest who presided over the handing over ceremony before sprinkling holy water in the house as a sign of blessings.
Briefly.co.za previously reported on the story of Ken Carson who overcame poverty to became a dentist.
Ken built her mother a house in celebration for her 55th birthday after years of living in a poorly built mud house in Siaya county.
Meanwhile, in other news, Busiswa wrote an emotional post thanking Beyoncé for putting her in her hit visual album, Black Is King. Busiswa posted a video of herself watching herself in the film in awe and included a heartfelt caption.
"My queen, Beyoncé, I thank God for your life (and) the vessel you've allowed yourself to be, (as well as) the seats you have given (to) so many at the table. The realisations you've created for millions of young girls, but particularly for girls in my home town of Mthatha, South Africa."
However, not everyone is a fan of Queen B's film. US rapper Noname has taken to social media to share her two cents on Beyoncé's Black Is King film. The opinionated musician described the visual album, which also stars South African celebs, as an "African aesthetic draped in capitalism".
She said she hopes other Americans remember black people living in the continent whose lives have been affected by US "imperialism".
Born Fatimah Nyeema Warner, the 28-year-old added that black liberation is a global struggle and called on others to use their influence to uplift black people living in Africa.
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