Model and businesswoman Nandi Madida has made it clear that she’s working hard because she wants to leave a long-lasting legacy for her son, Shaka. Part of that legacy is a special gift she bought for Shaka on his first birthday – a piece of land in KwaZulu-Natal.
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Madida is developing the plot in an effort to leave her son more than just material possessions. Instead, she says, she wants to leave him with a “legacy that will last for many generations to come”. She took to Instagram to share her news: “It’s the same as Colour @Colourfashionlabel (my fashion line) and the other businesses I’m a part of, which you’ll soon learn about, I want my children to understand generational wealth… generational wealth is more important than buying things that lose value over time (cars, clothes, etc).”
Madida added that she was taught the value of generational wealth from her parents and grandparents.
She shared the post alongside images of the property.
Last year I bought my son some land as his first bday gift and have begun building a farm for him, which he will then hand done to his kids and so on. As you know I rarely show material things on my page, but this was a very proud moment for me as his mother because this is a legacy that will last for many generations to come. It’s the same as Colour @Colourfashionlabel (my fashion line) and the other businesses I’m apart of which you’ll soon learn about, I want my children to understand generational wealth. Having grown up in Durban North and having parents who come from rural KZN Maphumulo, I learnt from both backgrounds that generational wealth is more important than buying things that lose value over time (cars, clothes etc.). I am who I am because of my parents, grand parents and my ancestors. I owe it to my kids to also play my part. Love you @ShakaMadida #RuralKZN #King #NextGeneration #gogonomzukuluwakhe 🏡 🐄
Note to self: up the present-buying game for my children…