Being a parent is priceless, and the good thing is you don’t have to give birth to a child in order to parent them. Adoption makes it possible for women and men who are unable to have children of their own become parents. It even gives those ones who want to extend their family an opportunity to do so. When it comes to abandoned children, adoption gives them a chance to have a home and experience the love of a parent. Some of our favourite celebs have also been given that chance.
TV personality and rapper, Sipho “Psyfo” Ngwenya, is one of them. The star, who was born on 25 July 1982, was adopted when he was 11 years old. Psyfo hails from Kimberley in the Northern Cape.
Pear Thusi once said: “Mothers are like heroes… They’re not only born. They can also become. Be made. Not only by blood, but by love. By kindness. Bravery. Compassion.” She has two baby girls – Thando and Omuhle.
TV personality Bonnie Mbuli is a proud mother of two sons.
Actress Mampho Brescia adopted a baby girl by the name Rain after she and her husband and her struggled to have a baby. The Isibaya star says she feels Rain came out of her.
The queen of Gospel, Dr Rebecca Malope, has adopted her late sister’s children. Noluthando, Thandeka Malope and Zweli. She adopted them after their mother Cynthia passed away in 1996.
Although Rebecca adopted them when they were still young, the three have now all grown up. Zweli is 38, Noluthando is 30 and Thandeka 26. Rebecca’s children have given her two beautiful grandchildren.
Springbok player Siya Kolisi is a proud father of four. He adopted his siblings Liyema and Liphelo in 2014 after their mom passed away.
Sophie Ndaba AKA Queen is a mother of two girls and a young man – Rudo, Shallon and Lwadle Ndaba.
Rudo and Lwandle are her children with her ex-husband Themba Ndaba. Queen adopted her Rudo 25 years ago after her sister Tiny Mphasane died.
In other news – No arrests so far as Precious Ramabulana is to be remembered at memorial service
The 21-year-old Capricorn TVET college student was found dead in her room off-campus on Sunday. Precious Ramabulana’s memorial service will be held in Limpopo on Thursday.
The 21-year-old Capricorn TVET college student was found dead in her room off-campus on Sunday. Read more