Building a House Isn’t Child’s Play: SA Lady Shares Construction Woes


by  Marilynn Manuel –

A young woman recently took to Twitter to share a post about how difficult building a house is – In the post, she explains that she would love a vacation but building materials for her home always come first – Many locals headed to the comment section to share messages of support and encouragement with the young lady

A young South African woman with the handle @KKhohomela recently headed to Twitter to share a completely relatable tweet about the difficulties that accompany building your own home completely from scratch.

In her tweet, the young lady basically says that the process has so far has been very straining. And naturally, after exerting so much energy into building a home, she would like a vacation – something that she can’t afford because all her cash goes toward building materials.

Lady tries her luck and applies for bursary, ends up getting it and a job “Building a house alone with no help ain’t child’s play I am Sbwl a vacation but cement is saying No No No girly,” she wrote in her Twitter post.

Meanwhile, locals soon headed to the comment section to share messages of support and encouragement.

Read a few of their comments below:

@nkhelebenisikhi said: “U can say that again tjoe! Ne ndoguma ndodi rwela shortcut”

@ThembaM42337744 said: “That’s what happens when you grow sisters”

@Zanelethabeth12 said: “It is all worth it, in the end, you shall rejoice and go on endless vacations.”

@masipa_tshepiso said: “Just got back from hardware fr quotations girl.ska warra next u go for vacae and come back to your own house”

@M_Zwannda said: “That thing will show you flames but the feeling is unmatched.” This young woman is building her own home. Images: @KKhohomela Source: Twitter In similar inspiring news, a young woman and mother with the Twitter handle

@Mpunmi_2102 has taken to the bird app to share her amazing feat of building a house.

Posting two photos on Twitter, the woman shared a frame that showed how it all started when she was just making the foundation and setting the building blocks. Adorable Photos of Father and Baby Go Viral, Wife Says Daughter Has ‘Stolen’ Him The second frame shows the house in its complete form with a wide yard and a white car in its park.

In all, it took the woman more than three years to finish the project as she started in December 2017 and finished it in January 2021. As at the time of writing this report, her tweet has generated massive reactions from tweeps, gathering 97,000, and almost 11,000 comments. Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY’s news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!


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