- The man known as the people’s blesser shared a video showing another noble gesture and the post went viral
- He came across a young man in a supermarket who couldn’t afford to buy sugar and ended up taking him on a shopping spree
- Thousands of South Africans were touched by the humble boy and the generosity of the Good Samaritan
The man known as the “people’s blesser” has done it again and came to the aid of those in need.
On this occasion, he came across a young man in a supermarket aisle.
The teenage boy was eyeing the sugar and it soon became apparent that he couldn’t afford it.
The Good Samaritan, known as BI Phakathi, shared the video of their encounter via Facebook and the post went viral as it inspired thousands of South Africans.
Phakathi can be heard asking the boy if he needs sugar, but the boy humbly only asks for the bare essentials – bread and milk.
Phakathi then gives the impoverished boy carte blanche to choose any items he requires for himself and his younger sister.
To keep expenses to a minimum, the youngster opts to take the smallest packet of sugar available.
Phakathi generously insists that he selects the largest quantity to ensure it lasts for a long time.
The boy reveals that his mother’s only source of income is a social grant.
The beautiful video concludes with the boy exiting the store with his filled trolley and Phakathi giving him a ride home.
Briefly.co.za noted the strong response and Phakathi is clearly a hero amongst many social media users.
Daphney Tsele said, “God sent. Thank you Mr Phakathi. God bless.”
Retha Basson said, “What an Angel from heaven. Thank you Mr. If all of us can just buy a bread for the needy, it will make a difference.”
Annette Hamann said, “You are a true hero. You made a difference in that family's life. It’s so beautiful to give with a pure heart. I always say it feels better to give than to receive. May God bless you in your life.”
One or two negative comments were shared as well, but they were swiftly silenced by the vast majority.
Carlos Dejack said, “BI Phakathi you done a good thing but do you have to put it on Facebook to let everybody know that you done a good thing the silent majority are the winners.”
Bonnie Debbo Smith responded, “Carlos Dejack put a sock in it. Why criticise him?!! Seriously dude.”
Anna-Marie Niemand added: “Make Mr BI Phakathi President of our Country - we need a President like this!!!!!!!”
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