My Colleagues Were Laughing at Me: Lady Who Quit Police Work to Become Farmer Reveals

My Colleagues Were Laughing at Me: Lady Who Quit Police Work to Become Farmer Reveals

  • After leaving her permanent job as a police officer, Vamuhle Thisila started selling chickens for a living
  • She revealed that her former colleagues laughed off her career choice but that didn't deter her from pursuing her dreams
  • Thisila who now runs a successful cattle and chicken farm is beyond proud of herself for pushing on and accomplishing so much

Vamuhle Thisila's story is one of hard work and risk-taking. The former police officer left her job as she was unhappy and began to sell chickens. She now owns a cattle and chicken farm, as shared by Black Capitalist on Facebook.

Thisila stated that she does not regret resigning from her job as a police officer. She revealed that her former colleagues laughed at her for leaving her permanent place of employment to sell chickens.

Police officer, commercial farmer, lady changes job, pursues dream, success, hard work, Mzansi reacts
This stunning Saffa lady left her permanent job and is now a successful commercial farmer. Image: Black Capitalist
Source: UGC

Although she received some flack, it didn't bother her as she knew what her future held for her.

Read also

He removed the bar: Reactions as man gifts private jet to his wife after 11yrs of marriage, video goes viral

"Now I'm feeding the nation. I have enough space to fulfil my dreams, I'm passionate enough to make them come true. In fact, I'm almost there. I'm a proud farmer," she said.

PAY ATTENTION: Subscribe to Digital Talk newsletter to receive must-know business stories and succeed BIG!

South African news website Briefly News came across Thisila's inspiring story and had to reshare it to Facebook:

Read some of our readers' responses below:

Mpho Leballo said:

"I admire the courage in going for the career you took to fulfil your passion."

Gcobani Manyakanyaka shared:

"Inspiring hey."

Ngqulunga Tee Tee wrote:


Marie Rheeder commented:

"You go girl."

Thedis Tefo responded with:

"Positive mindset, congrats."

Nigerian lady became a farmer

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a young Nigerian lady, Suberu Bose Ruth, was celebrated online for contributing to the food need of the nation.

Read also

Pampers don cost: Funny reactions from fans as BBN JMK says she suddenly wants to have a child now

In a Facebook post by Petra Akinti Onyegbule, it was revealed that Bose graduated with a degree in history and international studies from Lagos State University (LASU).

The hardworking graduate has been a farmer since 2015 and always grows crops like cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes, maize in large quantities to be sold.

In her conversation with Petra, the woman revealed that she sells wholesale to market traders who come to her farm.


Online view pixel