- A 7-year-old girl has tugged at the heartstrings of South Africans via social media
- She felt moved by a hard-working cleaning lady and urged her mother to bless her with a small gift
- The girl approached the woman and gifted her with a lovely drawing and R20 to make her day
A 7-year-old girl's generosity and compassion have had a huge impact via social media.
The little girl accompanied her mother to have their car's tyres replaced at a fitment centre.
While there, the girl was drawn to a cleaning lady named Jane, who was washing and polishing the floors.
She turned to her mother, Anjelika van den Berg, and expressed her admiration for the woman and that she'd like to do something nice for her.
Anjelika revealed that her daughter felt that Jane must have been tired, hungry and thirsty.
The young girl took it upon herself to utilise her paper and crayons and drew a picture with hearts and flowers.
Anjelika explained that they inserted the drawing and a R20 note in an envelope and her daughter handed it to Jane.
At first, Jane was a little apprehensive, but she soon realised the girl's intentions were pure.
When she opened the envelope and saw the gift, she became emotional and ended up smiling from ear-to-ear.
Jane kissed and hugged the kind girl and explained to Anjelika that she'll now be able to buy herself some snacks as she was indeed hungry and thirsty.
Anjelika shared the touching story of their encounter via Facebook and the post went viral.
Briefly.co.za noted that the post has been liked more than 14 000 times on the #ImStaying Facebook page.
Thandi Magibisela said, "Protect that little heroine, now you made me cry, she's so sweet, thanks for raising a star."
Wayne Eastland added, "Unless we become like little children from the Bible."
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