- A man has shared the story of how a stranger found his friend's lost phone
- He shared a picture of the unnamed honest man
- Social media users were impressed with the stranger's kind and honest act
It's rare to find honest people in this day and age, that is why we celebrate even the smallest act of sincerity and kindness. A man is being praised on social media for returning a lost phone that he found. It's these random acts of Ubuntu that make South Africa a better place.
Ruan Beukes posted the story on the "ImStaying" group on Facebook. He said that his friend misplaced his phone in a grocery store in Aliwal North, Eastern Cape. They tried calling the phone and someone answered. The unnamed stranger said he found the phone and was able to return it.
"We arranged a meet and we got the phone back thanks to the good man."
His simple story left many feeling uplifted about the kindness and honesty of South Africans. Facebook user Nodumo Siyoko said:
"I once lost my phone, same town, the lady who found it he called my mother using it and a friend of mine, we made arrangements. I'm proud of people from Aliwal North."
Shallon Mahlangu said:
"There are still people who have a heart of gold. God bless you."
Yvonne Naidoo said:
"He's a good gentleman. I wish we have more people like him."
Barbara Graaff said:
"Thank you for your honesty. May you be rewarded in every way."
Briefly.co.za previously reported that a woman from Brakpan shared a story about honesty. Yollie Peer Malan accidentally forgot her brand-new phone in a coffee shop in Carnival Mall. She went on to explain that a worker named Edward ran all the way to the parking lot to find her and return the phone.
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