- Charles Okubasu lost his father earlier in the year and did not get the chance to attend his burial
- His mother was gravely affected by the death and has been in low spirits since then
- Charles decided to give his mum's home a facelift so she could at least find a silver lining out of the dark situation
To say that 2020 has destroyed a lot of lives would be an understatement.
People have lost friendships, businesses, houses, relationships, their sanity and have also been forced to bury the loves of their lives.
or Charles Okubasu, a Facebook user, all this hits close to home.
The young man lost his father but the person who struggled so much with the untimely demise is none other than his wonderful mother.
She is still trying to readjust to life without her partner and that took a toll on her.
“It has been a tough year to many of us. I lost my dad and could not travel to pay my last respect. My mum has been struggling after dad died so I wanted to do something special for her,” he wrote on a post on social media seen by Briefly.co.za
Charles saw the pain his mother was going through and decided to put a smile on her face through a touching gesture.
The faithful son transformed her house into a home through a simple renovation that gave every corner the facelift it deserved.
The walls were changed from a dull shade of green to a bright, sunny shade of yellow.
He then placed a plasma TV in the living room and reupholstered the seats to a cool navy blue.
In other news, Mogaka Dan's life was not always a bed of roses.
As a kid, he would skip meals because affording to eat was a luxury.
In campus, he only wore shirts distributed during election period and they were all yellow.
While searching for a job in Nairobi, the man had to put up with unreasonable landlords.
Finally, Mogaka saved up and built his dream home that resembles a palace.
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