Ubuntu: Lady with borehole helps residents during water outage

Ubuntu: Lady with borehole helps residents during water outage

- A woman took to social media to honour her mother on Wednesday

- Zinea Huston shared photos of her mother giving water to Pretoria residents

- The kind lady used her borehole to help the people during a water outage

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On Wednesday, a lady, Zinea Huston, took to social media to gush about the amazing woman her mother is.

"If I can one day be half the woman my mother is, I know I will be phenomenal," she started off the post in Afrikaans.

Briefly.co.za gathered that on Tuesday, there was a water outage in Huston's Pretoria neighborhood. Huston said they were privileged to have a borehole and could go on with life as normal.

On Wednesday night, her mother decided to help others by opening their borehole for public use. Residents lined up with buckets to get water from the kind family.

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Ubuntu: Lady with borehole helps residents during water outage
Lady with borehole helps residents during water outage. Photo credit: Zinea Huston/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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Social media users were inspired by the kind woman's love for others.

Engela Cronje wrote: "Ubuntu in action. Some people still want to do something, then your mom has already done it. With style and finesse."
Maryna Joubert commented: "I know your mom and it is true."

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Maryn Blignaut (Human-Interest HOD) Maryn Blignaut is the Human Interest manager and feature writer. She holds a BA degree in Communication Science, which she obtained from the University of South Africa in 2016. She joined the Briefly - South African News team shortly after graduating and has over six years of experience in the journalism field. Maryn passed the AFP Digital Investigation Techniques course (Google News Initiative), as well as a set of trainings for journalists by Google News Initiative. You can reach her at: maryn.blignaut@briefly.co.za