Woman calls on community to aid struggling blind man and his son

Woman calls on community to aid struggling blind man and his son

-A Facebook user has called on well-meaning people to come to the aid of a blind man and his son

-The lady visited the man with her friend and lamented their poor living conditions

-She noted that his pressing need at the moment is accommodation

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A social media user identified as Eunice Ugonwa placed a cry for help on social media on behalf of a visually-impaired man and his son, who are both living in what could be best described as a worrisome condition.

According to Ugonwa, who disclosed that she visited him along with a friend, the old man revealed that he could not sleep some nights ago because the same room that serves as his shop and living apartment gets flooded by rain.

She said he also made her understand that he would never resort to begging alms because of his condition, adding that the rest of his family members have been forced to remain in the village because of the lack of proper accommodation.

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"Today I visited the blind man again with my friend Chima and what we saw left us sighing and almost crying. Do you know that this man sleeps in this place with his son. He told us that last night he couldn't sleep because of flood that entered his house/shop. His family is in the village because of accommodation problem. He said he can never beg when he can do something with his hands," she said.

Speaking further about her encounter with the man, Ugonwa said he shared with her that a Good Samaritan bought him a grinding machine with an agreement that he would be paying a monthly instalment.

Ugonwa, however, pointed out that the man’s pressing need at the moment is accommodation and a more convenient work-space. See her post below:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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