Mam Lillian's love and care towards orphans stretches over 18 years

Mam Lillian's love and care towards orphans stretches over 18 years

- Mam Lillian is a retired lady who chose to spend her retirement a little differently

- She has dedicated the last 18 years of her life to helping orphans in the Ebony Park area

- Teljoy recognised her efforts this Mandela Day and surprised her with supplies

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Mam Lillian has been caring for orphans in Ebony Park since 2000. That is over 18 years and every day she gets up, faces the day and provides hope for children born into hopeless situations.

Today she feeds and clothes about 160 adults and 300 children, reports goodthingsguy.com.

She comments that

“I started doing house‐to‐house visits in 2000 for parents who were HIV positive and couldn’t get adequate medical care. And I started looking after their children after they had passed. That’s how I started looking after people.”

This brave lady is known as an unsung hero in the community and her desire to help has grown into a major service to the community.

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Over the years, other community leaders saw the good work and chose to get involved making this a true good news community story.

They say it takes a village to raise a child, and Mam Lillian has shown this to be completely true. Her heart and love for this in need in her village has sparked a movement of love, care and help for Ebony Park.

This Mandela Day, Teljoy chose to help this kind-hearted lady and her orphanage.

Goodthingsguy.com reported how Teljoy assist her regularly and decided to give her a big surprise for Mandela Day.

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“We returned to Reagola Home today because Mam Lilian’s generosity is the true embodiment of Madiba,” says Teljoy CEO Rami Sassen. “She’s something of an unsung hero. Mam Lilian just quietly plugs along in helping those who need her most and this is Teljoy’s small way of honouring that.”

Mam Lillian received a massive collection of foodstuffs and household products.

She commented that this type of help just motivates her more.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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