- A grateful daughter recently headed online to share a truly heartfelt thank you post to her hardworking and determined mother
- In the caption of the post, the lady narrated how her mom sent her and her sister to university despite on her barely-enough salary
- Locals who can relate to mothers who go above and beyond to look after their children commended the mom and the sisters for recognising their provider
Many mothers truly deserve the world for what they do for their families. One such mother is the beautiful and inspiring mother of Mmathapelo Andile Mahlaba. The young woman took to ImStaying to thank her mom for sending her and her sister to university.
In the heartwarming post, Mmathapelo explains how her mom, a single mother, and pillar of strength had put both her daughters through their university years despite the fact that she was only earning around 83k per month.
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"She used to earn R3000 a month but that didn't stop us to study that why #ImStaying#SingleParent Nthapeleng Andiswa Mahlaba," she wrote in the touching ImStaying post.
South Africans found the post absolutely inspiring and were soon sharing many comments about it. Read a few of them below:
Pieter Pretorius said:
"Girls never forget what she did for you. Even when she tells you the same story of her life over and over. There are not many people who sacrifice for their children like a mother."
Yvonne Tabu-Klaas said:
"Well done mommy/lioness today your cubs have a second crown through you. May God continue to give you wisdom my precious people and, may He protect you from negativity."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that two sisters had got married on the same day to honour their mother.
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Ibonye olaide and Olabanke Banjo fixed their court marriage on the same day and more importantly, on their mother's birthday. The two sisters went on to have their traditional marriage on the same day just so they could honour their beloved mother.
Sharing an adorable photo with their mum, one of the brides, Ibinoye wrote:
"When both your daughters decide to get married on the same day, we love you mummy .
Mummy we love you and we decided to gift you our wedding on the same day , thank you for bringing us to life, thank you for all the struggle just to make us who we are today, iya ni wura words cant explain, wont trade this day for anything."