Pinkie Setlalekgosi adopts a family of eight

Pinkie looks on asa happy mom celebrates award prize with child
Pinkie looks on asa happy mom celebrates award prize with child

It is not only at the village primary school where Pinkie Setlalekgosi’s life changing interventions are being felt in Mookane. For a family of eight in the village, Setlalekgosi has been God sent. The winner of the President Meritorious Award has also built them three houses, complete with furniture and bedding, as well as ensuring that she sustains the family with P3, 000 worth of groceries every month.

Setlalekgosi tells The Monitor that she got to know about the family’s needs through one of the beneficiaries’ sons who had overtime bonded with her (Setlalekgosi).

“ The child first came to my home when I was looking for boys for a menial job in the yard; since I love children I started liking the kid and one day I wanted to know where he stays, that’s when I learned about the family’s needs.”

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