- A faith-based organisation teamed up with locals to restore Marabastad
- The initiative followed the violent xenophobic attacks in Gauteng last week
- A video of the effort was shared on social media and it warmed Mzansi's hearts
South Africa has been plagued with xenophobic violence these past couple of weeks. Briefly.co.za previously reported on the extent of the damage caused by the attacks, both on a national and international scale.
However, it has not been all bad. In fact, a group of South Africans came together to show that South Africans can work together to restore dignity to the areas affected by xenophobic violence.
A faith-based NGO, Kingdom Nation, and locals worked together to clean up one of the areas that suffered during the unrest.
Taking to social media, Kingdom Nation posted a video of the initiative.
"This is the story of the amazing restoration that took place at Marabastad after the recent xenophobic attacks. The city, NGOs, faith-based organisations and citizens took hands to bring about dignity, restoration and hope," part of the description read.
The video warmed South Africans' hearts, who gave their two cents' worth in the comment section.
Mary-Flossie Oosthuizen-Bezuidenhout commented: "God bless these people and let there be restoration and love in South Africa and the world."
Cynthia Ross added: "Thank you so much for the love shown to all those traumatized people. This is what the church should always be like."
Clair Pienaar wrote: "If we could all join hands like that how different our country. Our lives would be. Nothing is impossible with God."
Take a look at the video below:
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