8-year-old inspires community by starting soup kitchen

8-year-old inspires community by starting soup kitchen

- Joshua lives with his grandmother who is on a disability pension

- Understanding the struggle to afford meals, Joshua started helping feed people

- He now runs Joshua's Soup Kitchen which supports foster homes

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A compassionate eight-year old boy in Cape Town started a soup kitchen to help people who need it the most. Joshua makes sandwiches and soup for hungry children and their families in his community.

The project started last year when Joshua too the time to collect food and made goodie bags of treats for the elderly. Now, Joshua wants to help other children who don’t have regular filling meals.

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8-year-old inspires community by starting soup kitchen

Photo: Facebook/Joshua's Soup Kitchen
Source: Facebook

The young boy lives with his caring grandmother who supports Joshua on a disability pension. Understanding that it can be difficult for families to stay afloat, Joshua wanted to help people out, Briefly.co.za discovered.

Thus, Joshua’s soup kitchen was born, and has grown into a lovely little enterprise which is funded by boerewors sales and donations. Joshua supports a local foster home which also needed a few repairs and an industrial washing machine.

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Joshua also helped fix beds and a washing machine.

Joshua’s Soup Kitchen was really sponsored R10 000 by a local Spar, making it a little bit easier for Joshua to continue his good work.

8-year-old inspires community by starting soup kitchen

Photo: Facebook/Joshua's Soup Kitchen
Source: Facebook

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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