Gardener hand-writes letter asking for job, Mzansi shows up to help him

Gardener hand-writes letter asking for job, Mzansi shows up to help him

- A man took to social media to share a letter written by Charles Kambalame, a garden worker

- Kambalame hand-wrote his curriculum vitae and dropped it off in people's mailboxes

- His story inspired Mzansi and Kambalame even landed a job

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On Thursday, 3 October, a social media user, Tertius Gous, shared a letter written by a man who was looking for a job as a gardener.

Gous revealed the man, Charles Kambalame, hand-wrote hundreds of these letters asking for jobs before walking from house to house to drop them in people's mailboxes.

Kambalame started off his letter:

"I humbly stand before you and submit my application for the above underlined post in your house, sir/madam."

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Take a look at the letter below:

Gardener handwrites letter asking for job, Mzansi shows up to help him

Photo credit: Tertius Gous/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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South Africans reached out to Kambalame to offer him work soon after the post was shared.

Michelle Bezuidenhout wrote in Afrikaans: "Hi everyone, Charles is working for me today. His work is great. My garden looks beautiful. He asked that I should thank everyone for the shares. Especially the person who posted the letter in the first place."

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported on another inspiring story involving a gardener. A family helped the man who worked for them start his own gardening company.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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