On Thursday, October 11, a story was shared on social media of a man who was born in a rural area and managed to make a massive success of himself.
Taking to Twitter was Sphelele, who is also known by his famous Twitter handle @SpheDludla, shared the story of Bahle Zondo.
Zondo was born in uMsinga, a rural area in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, but has managed to become a successful businessman.
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Sphelele wrote: "KZN businessman Bahle Zondo says being born in a deep rural area (uMsinga) did not stop him from pursuing his big dreams. Zondo now owns four small helicopters which he pilots himself."
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It was also gathered that the post sparked quite a lot of reactions on social media, and we decided to gather some of the best responses.
A social media user identified as @ntokozo_iam, wrote: "He's a captain ye Emirates airline,kodwa akaziphakamisi uzithobile."
Sipho Mbhuli, who goes by the Twitter handle @SMbhuli, commented: "I've got a respect for this man , he has changed the life of many people in my village."
Another user @MbuziTshena wrote: "We celebrate your successes, we need to hear more of this sort of success stories."
Legit.ng also gathered that Bahle Zondo is the president of Amahle Benefits Scheme, one of South Africa’s biggest funeral insurance schemes which was established for more than 10 years. He is also the founder and chairman of Bahle Zondo Foundation, a community development organization that provides mentorship and financial assistance to women-run co-operatives.
The foundation is also well known for providing bursaries to high school and tertiary youths, especially those who are excelling in their school work.
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