- Hlengiwe Mbambo posted pictures of her son's worn out shoes
- She appealed to her Twitter followers for help
- A well-wisher sent her money to buy her son a new pair of shoes
A kind well-wisher has helped a single mom buy her son a new pair of shoes after she sent out an appeal on Twitter.
Hlengiwe Mbambo posted photos of her son's worn out shoes recently and appealed for retweets so someone can help, Briefly.co.za learned.
Her tweet went viral, garnering more than 1,800 retweets and 1,600 likes.
A well-wisher named Tumi Komane saw her appeal and contacted her. She sent Hlengiwe money to buy her son a new pair of shoes just a few days after her appeal.
Hlengiwe posted more tweets thanking Tumi for her kind assistance. She also thanked her followers and other Twitter users for their retweets.
In fact, she said some are trying to get her a job.
The story moved many Twitter users. See some of their reactions below.
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