Unemployed woman discovers joy in planting potatoes, wows many with harvest

Unemployed woman discovers joy in planting potatoes, wows many with harvest

- A young unemployed South African woman has shared how starting to plant potatoes after she lost her job gave her a purpose

- According to her heartwarming Facebook post, she was sacked due to COVID-19 and had to move back to her parents home

- The lady's post served as a ray of hope for many locals who quickly took to the comment section to share messages of support with her

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A young unemployed woman recently shared how planting potatoes has helped lift her out of a dark place. According to the post that was made by Mbilana Entle Mbalentle on Facebook's ImStaying, she lost her job due to COVID-19.

She proudly wrote:

"#ImStaying because when I lost my job due to Covid-19 I had to move back home to Peddie. I was hurt. So my dad asked me why don't I do what am good at, - farming. Even though I never studied it.

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"I took my last money went bought a packet of potatoes I planted them with no equipment but I managed. Yesterday I harvested my potatoes. It was the best feeling. Me being unemployed has reminded me of my gift. #ImStaying A proud Village girl."
Unemployed South African woman finds joy in planting potatoes
This young lady has found purpose in watching her potatoes grow. Images: @Mbilana Entle Mbalentle
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Meanwhile, Stayers had this to say:

Lindy Briginshaw said:

"Amazing well done - what an achievement to see all these growing."

Margaret Eyre said:

"That's what I call doing what you can, everyone should learn from this. Well done."

Shirvani Chetty said:

"You are so talented!!! I cant keep my herbs alive let alone this. Well done."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Eke William Chibuzor, a Nigerian graduate, took to farming and succeeded greatly at it.

The native of Umuike Eziala, Umuohiagu/Ngor Okpala in Imo state recently took to social media to showcase his large cucumber plantation.

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He recounted how he was discouraged by friends and some family members when he initially nursed the idea of venturing into farming as a graduate, but today they are marvelled by his eventual success in it.

Chibuzor said he was sceptical at first when a friend advised him to consider going into cucumber farming.

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