Single mothers listen up! Akothee has a stern message for you
It couldn't get more real than this.
In a long post on her Instagram, the mother of five cautioned women against lazing around and depending on others for their survival.
Directing her post to single mothers, the Give it to me hit maker advised women against sitting down and waiting for their husbands or men to do everything for them as it might all go away as soon as it comes.
“Single mothers are you there? I am not talking to housewives. They are sorted because they are employed by their husbands. They will only wake up when all hell breaks loose and their contract cancelled. I don’t mean their contract cancelled by them kicking you out, no. But how about him losing his job or falling sick or nature calls?” she wrote.
She went on to emphasize on the fact that not everyone will always be around to help out when needed.
“Look around and see if his company will give you his position after he is gone or if you will be put inside a bus given by the company with him on top of the carrier. You, your children and your belongings are going back home. And after the burial, even his work mates will change numbers after you call them 3 or 4 times.”
Her advice to women that find themselves in such a predicament:
"Tell that man to give you capital you go cultivate land and push him that you both have a roof over your head in the village! You can't pay rent worth 100k per month & tell me that you can't afford to build a house worth 1m? Think if you agree just tag ,” she concluded.
To further encourage women and show them that there are indeed ways to make their own means, she gave an example of her booming farming produce.
“Maize is 50 shillings per goro goro. I harvested 37 bags. I bag of maize is 4000 shillings in Mombasa so why don’t we take time to go home, cultivate land, initiate it and in return send few coins for maintain the farm? After 3 months, we have food. Why do you have to buy everything including water?”
You can’t say you were never told.
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