- America's oldest living president is still helping others
- He went back to his charity work just months after hip surgery
- He and his wife help to build homes for the needy
America's oldest living president has come out of a successful hip surgery to continue building homes for the needy. The 94-year-old Jimmy Carter and his wife have resumed their duties with the charity organisation, Habitat for Humanity.
Carter helps to build homes with Habitat for Humanity, a nongovernmental organisation dedicated to constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes across the country.
The former president recently underwent hip replacement surgery following a fall. The hip surgery left him bedridden but he seems to be recovering well as he promptly returned to his house-building duties. The president will be joined by his wife, former first lady Rosalynn Carter. The couple has been engaged in volunteer work with the non-profit organisation for almost four decades now.
The superhero philanthropist even returned to the Sunday school class he normally teaches only one month after his surgery.
Over the past two years, a man named Rodwell got to know 69-year-old Johan - a pensioner living on only R1 780 a month. Briefly.co.za gathered Johan lived in a tent with no electricity or toilet facilities. In 2017, Rodwell bought a piece of land and has since built himself a beautiful home. However, he was touched by Johan's living conditions and decided to help him out. Rodwell gave the pensioner a piece of land and has since started a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to build him a house.
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