- Social media users are congratulating a Kenyan woman, Purity Museo, who went from being a house cleaner to an award-winning TV news anchor
- A former house cleaner, Purity Museo of the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, has revealed that she cried a lot after winning two awards
- As a weekend TV news anchor, Purity Museo’s message to her ambitious followers is simple, to not give up and she is a testimony that anything is possible
A Kenyan woman going by the name of Purity Museo is living her dream as a television host just after starting out as a house cleaner.
Museo says she was on the verge of giving up as she used to dream of hosting her own television show and because she was resilient, the dream has been realised and she is winning big.
The weekend news anchor at Kenya Broadcasting Corporation took to her Twitter page to recount her journey, saying she has been crying after grabbing two awards for her toil.
Apart from bragging about her recent achievements, the 2020 Presidential Uzalendo Award and the 2021 Best TV Personality winner in Africa has decided to inspire ordinary women.
The response from her followers has been massive and by the time Briefly News compiled this piece, the post had attracted 332 likes and was retweeted 56 times.
“I voted for you, no African country beats Kenya in social media. I'm glad you brought it home, a great win for both you and @KBCChannel1. We love you Purity.”
“The sky is not the limit. Keep soaring high like an eagle. You inspire many young girls who are on verge of despair. Your story gives them a new strength not to give up just yet... I'm proud of you!”
@Wanjiros joined in:
“God's doing girl and to pray, He helps you write your testimony in a form of a book. All to His glory and honour.”
“God's will is unstoppable.”
In other news, Briefly News wrote a story of Ntsikelelo Pefile who is living proof that determination and believing something can work out for you actually does make things happen.
The young man, who is now a senior physiotherapy lecturer at the University of Cape Town, was not always a lecturer.
Pefile's story starts out from the point where he used to accompany his aunt - a domestic worker - to go and clean the house of university chancellor Dr Stuart Saunders, the man who helped make a big difference in the outcome of his life.
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