- Peter and Gerry spent their last R7 to take a neighbour's dog for treatment
- Their gesture warmed the hearts of well-wishers
- They have now received gifts and donations
Well-wishers from far and wide have splashed gifts and donations on the two brothers who recently helped a neighbour's dog.
As Briefly.co.za reported, Peter and Gerry Cedras spent their last R7 to take their neighbour's dog for treatment in Philippi, near Cape Town.
They made the kind gesture just two weeks after they lost all their belongings in a fire that gutted their home. Amazingly, Peter is just 14 and Gerry eight years old.
Daily Voice, which first reported the story, indicated that readers reached out to help the boys and their parents.
Well-wishers soon contacted Animal Welfare Society, where Peter and Gerry took their beloved dog. They donated stationery, groceries, clothing, shoes, and school uniforms.
AWS spokesperson Allan Perrins said the response has been overwhelming:
I have received hundreds of SMSs, WhatsApp messages and emails from as far as New Zealand and Australia. The response from all over South Africa has been extraordinary and unprecedented.
He added that they have set up additional drop-off areas for donations to help the family.
The two boys and their parents expressed appreciation for all the assistance they have received, Allan added.
Some well-wishers have even offered to help renovate the boys' home. Allan said they boys will no longer use candles, which caused the fire in the first place, to study.
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