- A mother, Nokuthula Sedibe, revealed her daughter was born asthmatic in 2000
- She revealed that throughout her life, Refilwe was sick and skinny
- However, the single mom raised a fighter who is now studying to become a doctor
Being single parent is hard, especially when your child is sick. However, one mom thanked God for her daughter, who she raised to become a strong woman.
Nokuthula Sedibe took to the #ImStaying page to gush about her daughter, Refilwe, who is a medical student. Sedibe revealed her daughter was born in 2000 and she suffered from asthma. Growing up, Refilwe was also "sick and skinny."
However, despite the challenges she faced, Refilwe is working towards her dream.
"This is my beautiful daughter Refilwe Sedibe, born in 2000. She was born asthmatic and was always sick and skinny. With God by my side I raised her being a single (mom), I made sure she goes to school despite her health. Today she's a medical student, studying paediatrics to help other kids. I thank God for her daily and that's why I'm staying."
The post gathered over 11 000 views and South Africans were inspired by the post.
Hope Mokoena commented:
"Wow God is good all the time, congratulations mom and daughter."
Ina Human said:
"May God bless the both of you abundantly."
Rekha Brijmohanlall wrote:
"Keep going awesome mum and daughter."
Anna Catharina Testa added:
"Beautiful. And she will reach great heights because she has a mother that paved the way for her and taught her well. May God bless you both in abundance."
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported earlier lady, Chioma Ikwuegbu, has achieved huge success despite all odds and leaving home at the young teenage age of 17. She studied at the University of the Philippines.
In a tweet on Tuesday, October 6, the lady said prior to leaving the house, she was naive and had always been under her parents' shield all her life.
Out to face life, the lady confronted unimaginable challenges that dampened her many times. According to her, she trudged on despite all until she reached her goal.
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!