- A woman, Shena Kelly Macdonald, shared the story of a hardworking father and his son online
- Martin and his son, Joshua, create stunning egg baskets using wire and then they sell them to make a living
- South Africans were inspired by the father-son duo and applauded them in the comment section
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What could be better than working with your son? One man, Martin, and his son, Joshua, wowed South Africans with their creativity.
Their story was shared online by a woman, Shena Kelly Macdonald, who wrote:
"This is Martin and his son Joshua, he's selling these beautiful egg baskets."
Martin Masiyakurima started making wireworks since his primary school days in Zimbabwe in 1976.
The proud dad explained:
"When I finished Secondary School in 1987, I got a job as a messenger at Stella Nova Studios and learnt photography and film development in 1988.
"I left my job after four years in March 1992 and started to make wireworks, selling them at Silveiria House in Chishawasha.
"They advised me to make something different because some guys were making bicycles and motorbikes. So I started to make animals like lions, crocodiles, tortoises and lizards etc.
"I was the first person to make animal wireworks back in those days, in 1992.
"Then I was picked by Design Inc. and Deadly Design Co. to make some of their designs. After a few years they closed some of their shops, and that was when I decided to come to South Africa to sell my wireworks.
"Every two months since the year 2000, I have been going back and forth. it was in South Africa that I started to use beads in my wireworks.
"I've been so happy with my job because I have managed to send my children to school; David, Clara, Jennifer, and Joshua, all together with the help of my wife Sibongile."
Martin decided to teach his son who to do wireworks from a young age. He wrote:
"Teaching my son Joshua."
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South Africans were inspired by the post and they immediately showed Martin and Joshua support.
Julia McCurrach commented:
"Bring them to Cape Town They are just fabulous!"
Pam Evelyn said:
"Really!!! Just so creative! And gorgeous."
Rosa-Lee Schafer wrote:
"I wish I could get one of those!"
Meanwhile, in other news, Briefly.co.za reported a man revealed online that a bank told him and his partner that they could not afford to buy a house in the suburbs.
Instead of giving up on his dreams to own a home, Sandile Hadebe decided to build his own crib in a township.
Hadebe posted snaps of the stunning house on Facebook and wowed South Africans. He captioned the photos:
"31st July VS 31st August 2020... The bank said we cannot afford it in the Burbs, so we decided to build it in the township for cash within a month. Hadebe Residence."
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