So Touching: See All A Widow Is Passing Through Because Of Her Children

There remains a special grace unto motherhood. It is that special grace that makes it impossible for a mother to look the other way while her children suffer. It is that same grace that will not allow a mother rest on her oars until her children’s good becomes better, and their better becomes best.

We bring you a touching story of motherhood; the story of a mother who unfortunately became widowed while pregnant with her third child, and afterwards; rose up against all odds to do the unusual, in order to sustain her children. This is a touching story of a mom who chose to rise up and find a means of livelihood for her children rather than beg.

In an interview with Splufikstory, the widowed mom-of-3 narrated how she lost her husband while she was a month pregnant with their last child and all she has tried her hands on till date.

Read her full story below:

“I used to sell frozen foods when my husband was still alive. He died when I was one month pregnant with my last of 3 children. I was still managing at the shop until thieves came to rob and carted everything away.

The suffering became intense as a widow with no source of income. After so much begging, my friends helped me raise money to start a new business.

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I started collecting and selling provisions and soft drinks in wholesale. But this time, I got robbed thrice. After the first robbery, I managed to borrow money from people to restock a little, but as soon as I started making profit, thieves came again and packed everything.

The manager of the depot where I was collecting goods felt pity for me so I was given goods on loan with the agreement that I will pay back as soon as I start making profit. For the third time, thieves came again. Honestly, I don’t know if I was being setup, but I’ve handed everything to God.

I’m still in debt at the depot as we speak. I had to sell my generator to pay back a little from what I owed, so they’ve agreed to allow me pay N4,000 weekly until my debt is cleared. I’ll complete the payment by August.

I started this Marwa business on September 9 last year. I collected it on loan for N1million and I’ve been paying back N16,100 weekly. I was told that if I don’t complete the payment by November this year, they will collect it back, but if I do, it will become mine fully.

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That was our agreement and I’ve been paying them weekly for 10 months now. Honestly, I still prefer frozen foods business because this keke business has too much wahala. I had an accident last month, a bus driver hit my keke from behind and it summersaulted thrice.

I regained consciousness in the hospital where I spent a week and then another two weeks at home. I only just resumed work again three days ago after I noticed my children were crying of hunger. I still feel pains in my legs and left hand.”

"I used to sell frozen foods when my husband was still alive. He died when I was one month pregnant with my last of 3 children. I was still managing at the shop until thieves came to rob and carted everything away. The suffering became intense as a widow with no source of income. After so much begging, my friends helped me raise money to start a new business. I started collecting and selling provisions and soft drinks in wholesale. But this time, I got robbed thrice. After the first robbery, I managed to borrow money from people to restock a little, but as soon as I started making profit, thieves came again and packed everything. The manager of the depot where I was collecting goods felt pity for me so I was given goods on loan with the agreement that I will pay back as soon as I start making profit. For the third time, thieves came again. Honestly, I don't know if I was being setup, but I've handed everything to God. I'm still in debt at the depot as we speak. I had to sell my generator to pay back a little from what I owed, so they've agreed to allow me pay N4,000 weekly until my debt is cleared. I'll complete the payment by August. I started this Marwa business on September 9 last year. I collected it on loan for N1million and I've been paying back N16,100 weekly. I was told that if I don't complete the payment by November this year, they will collect it back, but if I do, it will become mine fully. That was our agreement and I've been paying them weekly for 10 months now. Honestly, I still prefer frozen foods business because this keke business has too much wahala. I had an accident last month, a bus driver hit my keke from behind and it summersaulted thrice. I regained consciousness in the hospital where I spent a week and then another two weeks at home. I only just resumed work again three days ago after I noticed my children were crying of hunger. I still feel pains in my legs and left hand." _ Day 30 of 30. #MySplufikStory

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