An extra dose of Christmas cheer was added to 10-year-old Bothale Kgoroba’s festive season, when her toy dream was realised, after she was announced the 2018 overall winner of the national Toys R Us Win your Wishlist competition.
Kgoroba, who lives in Rosslyn, Tshwane, was one of over 10 000 entrants in the Toys R Us 2018 Win your Wishlist competition.
The prizes won by Mokhotla included:
• Life Like Doll
• Music Combo Set
• Volkano Lunar Bluetooth Speakers
• Disney Princess Speaker
• Hauck Diana Pram
The grade five pupil at Sunnyside Primary entered the competition at the Toys R Us Wonder Park store in Pretoria and was overjoyed when she heard of her win.
“I have been dreaming of all these lovely presents which I hoped to receive this year for Christmas and now it is actually happening. I am absolutely excited and also grateful to Toys R Us for making my dream come true. This has been my best Christmas ever,” said Kgoroba.
Her mother, Maggie, a nurse, said she was delighted that her daughter had won adding that it was well deserved.
“She is an amazingly talented child who excels in academics as well as art and music. She produced fantastic results this year and was awarded with an academic certificate. I am very proud of her achievements and believe that she truly deserved to win this amazing prize,” said her mother.
“The Toys R Us team extends hearty congratulations and good wishes to Bothale Kgoroba on winning her wish list this year. We received an overwhelming response from children around the country and we are thrilled to spread some Christmas cheer to the Kgoroba family,” said Nicole Jansen Van Vuuren, marketing manager Toys R Us and Babies R Us South Africa.