From Working as Spur Waitress to Earning 6-Figure Salary, Woman Shares How She Did It

From Working as Spur Waitress to Earning 6-Figure Salary, Woman Shares How She Did It

  • A young woman from Cape Town shared how she changed her life from earning R50 a day to earning way more to live a comfortable life
  • The independent woman flexed her big wins on TikTok which inspired peeps from across the country
  • Netizens were inspired by her hustle and determination to change her life not just for herself but for her family as well

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Former Spur Waitress shares her success story
Nosiphiwo Mafilikana shares her journey to success. Images:@coach_pescar/TikTok
Source: TikTok

Nosiphiwo Mafilikana has gone viral on TikTok for all the right reasons. The young woman uploaded a video to show viewers where she began and how her life has improved over the past 13 years.

People were shocked at the drastic life change, but the young woman said it took a lot of smart decisions to get to where she is today.

She said:

"Being unemployed hurts, but what hurts more is sitting on social media daily watching people make money through recruiting and selling"

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Peeps react to young woman levelling up

People across the country were shocked not only at her lifestyle change but at how she looked as well. While some people were impressed by her career move, others wanted to know why she took a picture in the toilet back in the day.

Here are the comments:

@sine Minaj said:

"so yall are gonna ignore the toilet picture?"

@Zeezo commented:

" Am I the only one who fast forward this challenge, like I'm not going to wait the entire song"

@Princess said:

"This is what I like watching this days on TikTok with so many result"

@Melody Magauze commented:

"Wow how did you go from being vulnerable to being that independent well built gorgeous lady:

@misstiaofficial said:

" Sis why were you taking the pic on the toilet seat "

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@mumu commented:

"Wow you are a true testimony that hard work is key"

@Siphosethu Zulu said:

"The toilets pictures is the one that breaks my heart . When you working at the restaurant and not even having a right to take picture but to sneak and take it in the loo"

@SaTiVA commented:

" How are you the same person?"


" I'm not ugly im broke"

A young woman lands a new job in a new City, SA celebrates her fresh start: “Won’t He do it”

In similar related stories, Briefly News reported about a lady who landed a new job in a different city trended for her post.

The young woman took to social media to announce the latest development in her career and personal life.

The Rhodes University graduate revealed that she was offered a new job in a new city and expressed her gratitude to God for her fresh start. The announcement inspired many Mzansi netizens, who flooded her Twitter post with congratulations.

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Trisha Pillay (Weekend current affairs editor) Trisha Pillay is a Current Affairs writer at Briefly News. She has a degree in Journalism from the University of Johannesburg and an Honours degree in International Politics from UNISA. She joined ENCA straight out of varsity and completed an internship at the channel. Pillay later went on to cover politics, crime, entertainment, and current affairs at the Citizen Newspaper. She joined Newzroom Afrika in 2019 and became a senior bulletin editor for shows focused on politics and current affairs on the channel. She joined Briefly News in 2023. You can contact her at