A few kind-hearted South Africans have pulled together to give a proper home to a disadvantaged and disabled old man.
Buyisile lived in a shack with barely any furniture or clothes to wear. The charity organisation known as Charity Projects PE donated furniture and household goods. The team renovated his home and when he saw it he sobbed. They added donated furniture, including a new bed. He even has electricity running through a little solar panel.
The charity gave him a housewarming gift, which included a new tracksuit and new pair of shoes. Although there are few things still left to do, he has comfortably settled in.
He does not have an ID and is currently waiting for his application to be approved so he can receive a disability grant. Until then, food parcels have been donated.
Social media users were touched by the kindness shown to the man and some even offered to help him further. Facebook user Jackie Craig McLagan said:
"Oh my goodness does he have a duvet in there? That looks very thin. Can I buy him a duvet and some thicker blankets? It is going to get so cold in that shack in winter."
While Lindy Muldersaid:
"You guys are phenomenal! Giving someone dignity is a priceless gift."
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za reported that Executive Mayor of Ekurhuleni, Mzwandile Masina, recently handed over a house to Gogo Nomasonto Ngubane. The gogo's previous house in Duduza was built next to a fountain, making her house prone to flooding. Mzansi social media users were a little suspicious about the timing of the housing handover, especially since elections were around the corner at the time.
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