Helena Esau was celebrated by children and community in a Grand style on her 100th birthday. However, it is not the many years she has lived that stole the show.
The community surprised her with a huge
mother of all birthday cakes. The extraordinary cake
reportedly measured 1mx1.5m.
“We wanted to do something really huge
for her on her 100th birthday. We looked
around and thought that a cake that big
would be good enough for the occasion,”
Helena full of excitement appreciated the gift and
celebrated with her community for the
colorful birthday. Her
60-year-old daughter, Johanna
Solomons, was also radiating in happiness.
“My mom’s happiness means a lot to me.
I am very happy to see that she is happy.
I feel truly blessed to still have my mom
at my age,” she said.
As at her 100th birthday, the great
great-grandma has 34 grandchildren.
She has 31 great-grandchildren and five
She’s been confined to a wheelchair and
reportedly spends most of her days
reading newspapers and books.