Fixing SA: Unemployed man wins praise for fixing potholes on his own

Fixing SA: Unemployed man wins praise for fixing potholes on his own

- Nic Moolman was driving when he saw Tsepao fixing potholes

- He stopped and asked him who he was working for

- Tsepao said he was working out of his own accord even though he was unemployed

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An unemployed man in the North West province has won praise for taking the initiative to fix potholes in his area.

A local resident, Nic Moolman, shared Tsepao's incredible initiative on his Facebook profile, Briefly.co.za learned.

Nic said he was driving from Delareyville to Geysdorp when he saw the young man working on the road all alone and without protective or official gear.

Tsepao was found fixing potholes on his own. Source: Good Things Guy

Tsepao was found fixing potholes on his own. Source: Good Things Guy

Nic stopped and asked Tsepao who had sent him. Tsepao said no one had sent him and he was actually unemployed.

Impressed by the man's effort, Nic told him:

I hope that one day when I’m old, I will get the opportunity to elect you as the President of our country.

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In his Facebook post, Nic explained that Tsepao's initiative should be encouraged because people eventually stop breaking things if they find them fixed all the time.

According to Good Things Guy, this is part of the "Broken Windows Theory," which encourage members of society to fix broken things around them.

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North West residents are indeed leading the way when it comes to taking matters into their own hands.

Recently, Briefly.co.za reported that Coligny residents rallied to improve their community after waiting in vain for service delivery from their municipality.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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