- 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.
Although she received some flack, it didn't bother her as she knew what her future held for her.
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"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.
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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:
Ngqulunga Tee Tee wrote:
Marie Rheeder commented:
"You go girl."
Thedis Tefo responded with:
"Positive mindset, congrats."
Nigerian lady became a farmer
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young Nigerian lady, Suberu Bose Ruth, was celebrated online for contributing to the food need of the nation.
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.