10 years ago Tsepiso Posholi lost her father Ntate Posholi. Her mother Mmakefuoe Posholi was only 37 when her husband passed on in 2013. From their marriage all four of their children were girls.
Tsepiso being the third born girl says their uncle denied them their right to say their final goodbyes to their beloved father. For reasons known only by their uncle they were not allowed all four girls to attend the funeral, and to this day they still do not know their father’s final resting place.
After the burial of her father, trouble started. Their uncle took all movable property from their home under the pretense of safeguarding it from the thieves since their mother was about to move back to Hlotse where she was working as a domestic worker.
Moreover, he would always go and insult them claiming that some of the girls are not his brother’s children. He went as far as beating the girls before chasing them out of their home which he then used as a mini market.
Makefuoe could not do anything about the situation because her late husband’s brother had already told her that she could not open a case which was true realizing her inability to pay legal fees. She had no choice but to let everything be. She left the house and found her girls a small room where they could rent as she left for work.