Feel Good Tuesday: Community comes together to make gardener's law dreams come true

Feel Good Tuesday: Community comes together to make gardener's law dreams come true

Robert Maposa is a testament to never giving up on your dreams, regardless of the challenges and the route that it will take to achieving them. 

Gardner turns lawyer
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Robert juggled his gardening job, as well as other odd jobs, to help put himself through law school. 

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As Robert tried to complete his night classes in preparation for his bar exam, his friend and son of one of his employers, Jonathan Smith, decided to do a good deed for Robert. 

After observing Robert's struggles, Jonathan decided to create a crowd funding campaign to raise funds for Robert to be able to purchase a second hand car that he could use. 

The friendship between the two started fifteen years ago when they would spend most of their afternoons together. 

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Robert completed his matric in 2006 and applied for his LLB degree straight after. Not only was Robert successful in his endeavours, but he did so with distinction! A success he attributes to his supportive wife, Hitahlula. 

According to Jonathan, the crowd funding campaign has raised just over R42,000, with contributions from 85 donors. Robert is beside himself with sincere feelings of gratitude. 

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