“Ubuntu at work”: Driver helps waste-picker push trolley up slope

“Ubuntu at work”: Driver helps waste-picker push trolley up slope

A random act of kindness left South Africans feeling hopeful about a brighter and more harmonious future. After a waste-picker’s trolley broke, he had difficulty pushing it up a steep sloped road in Randburg. Seeing him struggle, a driver passing by stopped and helped him out.

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!

The driver had a small car so he helped thee waste-picker by slowing pushing the trolley up the steep Golf Terrace Road with his car.

A lady witnessed the driver and the waste-pickers interaction and recorded it and shared it on social media, Briefly.co.za found.

PAY ATTENTION: Save mobile data with FreeBasics: Briefly is now available on the app

South Africans appreciated the good deed and expressed their gratitude, not only for the helpful driver, but also for the waste-picker whose efforts goes a long way in keeping our streets clean and our environment less polluted.

South Africans also shared their stories about seeing someone helping out the waste-pickers or even wanting to help themselves.

READ ALSO: Meet Thikho: The inspirational woman loving life as a fashion designer

“I saw an old white man today near Sandton clinic who let one of the trolley guys sit on the back of his bakkie while holding on to his trolley and towing it like a trailer,” commented Duvan J Cilliers.
“Ubuntu at work”: Driver helps waste-picker push trolley up slope

Photo: Facebook/I Love Randburg
Source: Facebook

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly.co.za

Mailfire view pixel