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Proud Moment For Mama Fua After Son Graduates as KDF Soldier

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Francis Erodi was educated and raised in a life of struggle by his mother who worked as a mama fua. Photo/Alfred Koech-Sergeant Facebook.

Francis Erodi and his family have something to smile after years of toil and struggle.

Erodi’s mother worked as a mama fua (washing lady) to raise him and his siblings.

Joy for the family came on Wednesday, May 15 when Erodi graduated from military training at RTS Eldoret.

According to a family friend Alfred Koech, the mother showed determination and commitment to raising her son.

For the mother, it was a proud moment to see her son graduate as a KDF soldier.

“Heartfelt congratulations to you and your exceptional mother, Erodi! She has showcased remarkable strength and determination in providing you with every opportunity to succeed,”

“Her unwavering commitment to your future is truly admirable. It is wonderful to see that you have risen to the challenge and made her proud. Wishing you a bright future and continued success. Represent our village well,” Koech said.

Netizens congratulated the new soldier and wished him the best in his career.

Massive Congratulations sir. Thank you for making your mum proud – Seraah Chepkirui posted.

Mum and the community are proud of you. congratulation – Monicah Kemboi said.

Best wishes and never forget your mother she’s the reason you shine today, otherwise congratulations – Shaz Kosgei posted.

Congratulations man. Your perseverance, effort and resilience have paid. Talent is good – Gilbert Lagat said.

WoK previously reported on the inspirational story of Purity Kimani, who rose from a mama fua to a respectable barista in Qatar.

Her rise to the top, however, was marred with all sorts of shortcomings which saw her battle alcoholism at some point.

Purity has also engaged in menial jobs such as doing laundry and selling water to supplement her mother’s little income.

Despite these challenges, she managed to get back on track and secure a job with a reputable coffee brand where she is currently serving as Head Barista.