Gogo with heart of gold serves kasi residents free tea at clinic

Gogo with heart of gold serves kasi residents free tea at clinic

- Gogo Mmatema's house is near a clinic

- She noticed patients shivering in the cold while waiting to be treated

- She therefore started offering them free tea and coffee

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A gogo with a heart of gold regularly offers free tea and coffee to patients awaiting treatment at a clinic near her house.

68-year-old Mmatema Rantlhwatlhwa, from Hammanskraal in Pretoria, decided to do something after noticing the patients shivering in the cold recently.

The kind gogo is a pensioner, Briefly.co.za gathered. However, she did not let this stop her from trying to keep patients warm this winter.

Gogo Mmatema offers patients free tea and coffee. Source: Daily Sun

Gogo Mmatema offers patients free tea and coffee. Source: Daily Sun

Speaking to Daily Sun, she said she sometimes offers them sandwiches:

I’m passionate about helping others and the community. It breaks my heart when I see elderly people and mentally ill kids suffering. Everyone is welcome in my home.

Her generous initiative inspired her fellow kasi residents to donate bread and sugar.

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One of the beneficiaries of gogo Mmatema's kindness is 25-year-old Lerato Mulaudzi. She said she initially thought it was a scam of some sort.

However, Lerato realised the offer was genuine. She thanked gogo Mmatema for being a beacon of hope in her community.

Briefly.co.za recently covered the story of another kind gogo from Uitenhage who feeds over 100 people in her community every day.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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