Kagiso’s shoulders slumped. No matter how hard he worked as a daily laborer, he couldn’t make enough money to build a larger house for his joint family.
Instead, he, his wife and their young daughter shared a small, one-room house with Kagiso’s elderly parents, whom Kagiso was responsible for supporting as well. Kagiso loved his parents, and the family enjoyed one another’s company, but the tight quarters of the one-room house made things difficult for the five of them.
Despite his financial difficulty, Kagiso was determined to provide his family with a safer, larger home. He worked hard and avoided all unnecessary expenses to see his dream realized.
Determination and Discouragement
Through hard work and perseverance, Kagiso eventually saved enough money to build a home for his family. He saw the foundation poured and the walls go up, eagerly visualizing the finished product. His dream for his family was finally coming true! Day by day, more progress was made. The house was almost complete; all that remained was purchasing and installing roofing.
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