Ubuntu: Mzansi raises R12k, helps get young man, 24, off the streets

Ubuntu: Mzansi raises R12k, helps get young man, 24, off the streets

Percy is 24 and homeless. He is currently studying on a bursary, but it could not cover his accommodation and he has been kicked out onto the street.

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He sent a desperate text message to not-for-profit crowd-funding organisation BackABuddy

"Sorry please get back to me when you are done so we can talk, so that we come up with a solution. Because I can't take one more night on the street, please. I thought I could. I can't."

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Ubuntu: Mzansi raises R12k, help get young man, 24, off the streets

Source: Facebook/BackABuddy
Source: Facebook

The organisation has endeavoured to help him raise money to rent a room in Randburg as he's currently sleeping on the pavement in Blairgowrie. This is just so that he can complete his studies and get a job. The desperate young man has even gone as far as saying he'd work for free if he has somewhere to sleep.

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To date, over R12 000 has been raised for Percy and the amount continues to climb.

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