- Joyful Ncube spent his recent birthday feeding the homeless in Hillbrow, earning accolades on social media from people touched by his generosity
- A post detailing the conclusion of the event was posted not just to his own Facebook account but also to the highly popular #ImStaying group, which has over a million followers
- This innovative manner of celebrating Ncube's birthday is not an unusual habit for him as each year he picks a fresh undertaking to tackle with the help of friends and family
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Joyful Ncube spent his recent birthday with the struggling and homeless residents of Hillbrow. The celebration saw over 380 poverty-stricken residents fed during the celebration, warranting praise on social media by those appreciative of the kind act.
A post in which Joyful Ncube revealed the outcome of the event was added not only to his own personal Facebook account but to the widely popular group dubbed ImStaying, consisting of over a million followers.
The post shows alternating pictures of those lined up to gratefully receive the food as well as those working hard to prepare and serve the food. Mother Nature herself seemed to support the venture as the rain stopped for the specific hour that the feeding took place before starting again as the event finalised.
This unique way in which Ncube celebrates his birthday is not an uncommon practice for him as each year he chooses a different venture to tackle along with support from friends and family.
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This years celebration knocked last years feeding of the less fortunate out of the park going from 34 people to 380 while also distributing free feminine sanitary pads to those in need. Ncube's post read:
"Every 1st of October on my birthday, we gather with friends and well-wishers to celebrate my birthday in a different fashion. We get into the streets and have breakfast or lunch with the homeless.
"This year we had lunch with 380+ homeless folk in the streets of Hillbrow. Thank you to all those who contributed and participated."
Click here to view the post.
South Africans can't help but shower Joyful with blessings
Raingirl Ngwenya said:
"God bless whatever you touch my brother."
Gaonalelwe Tsamaesi shared:
"That's wonderful, God bless. Hope your birthday was great."
Patrizia Rispoli Nicol wrote:
"You have a good heart, happy birthday and God bless you."
"It's my lucky day": R10k gift from BI Phakathi changes homeless man's life
Previously, Briefly News reported that BI Phakathi, South Africa's faceless philanthropist, struck again and this time he went big.
Heading online, he shared the amazing video of his amazing deed. Raja started talking about his dreams and plans for the future and revealed that he would love to start a spaza shop if he could.
BI was impressed with his business plan and doubled the amount he promised to R10 000 so he could start his business.
Source: Briefly News