Lady Leaves Cement Blocks, Builds 1 Room with Roofing Sheets, Celebrates her Achievement

Lady Leaves Cement Blocks, Builds 1 Room with Roofing Sheets, Celebrates her Achievement

  • A South African woman went viral on TikTok after showing what she managed to achieve at 26 years old
  • The woman posted a video showing the progress and final result of the house she built for herself
  • The video left many South Africans feeling proud and inspired online as they commended the young woman

A young woman, @abongileamangwevu, took to social media to share a video showing the home she built for herself at 26 years old.

Using roofing sheets for building/Tiny house ideas.
The exterior of the house was painted white. Photo source: @abongileamangwevu
Source: TikTok

Tiny house with roofing sheets

In a captivating video, she documented the transformation of her humble home. The journey began with a simple frame, but the reveal showcased a spacious and beautifully painted house, constructed using corrugated iron sheets.

@abongileamangwevu also featured images of herself happily posing outside her home and thanked God for blessing her with the means to build a roof over her head to call her very own.

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"Dear God thank you and Amen ❤️❤️," @abongileamangwevu said in her post.

People praised homeowner

The video garnered many views and comments from netizens who were inspired by the young woman's feat as they showered her with positive comments.

shanges0 commented:

"I am so proud of you, Nkulunkulu aqhubeke njalo akuphe amandla. Uhlakaniphile sisi (May God continue to bless you with more. You're clever sisi)."

Primrose Tambudza980 said:

"Love the spirit."

Sol commented:

"Continue with the same believe n strength. Appreciation conquers all☺️."

Babaki Mokatone said:

"I shall follow your foot steps congratulations ."

... replied:

"Beautiful darling can't wait for my turn."

zunko zunkus responded:

"Proud of you my loving."

baby babes responded:

"Beautiful an look big and nice . May God enlarge your territory more an more."

Thembsie replied:

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"Usebenzile sthandwa (You did good love)."

Lady saved her salary, built house

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a lady who moved abroad in search of greener pastures has celebrated becoming the latest house owner in town.

Taking to TikTok, @charizonempire5 stood before her house nearing completion and spread her arms wide in appreciation to God. She saved her salary.


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