A woman has shared how she offers extra classes to underprivileged children for free.
Mathabiso Hlakoane felt that every child deserves the gift of education even if their parents can't afford it.
She shared her story on the 'ImStaying' group on Facebook. The woman has been offering her extra lessons for three years now, twice a week. She helps the children with school work and encourages them to read books.
"We are called 'Reading is fun reading club'. My time with them makes everything worthwhile"
Social media users were impressed by her selflessness. Her post received over 600 comments. Facebook user Thembela WakwaNdzaba said:
"Blessings upon you sisi wam. Wishing you all the best in all your desires."
Denise Biggs said:
"You may never know what a difference you have made in their lives. God bless."
Val Steyn said:
"What a wonderful gift you are giving these children... I salute you."
Joyce Molehe said:
"Giving them something that no one can take away from them. KNOWLEDGE. WOW! Beautiful."
Deirdre Van Biljon said:
"Mathabiso Hlakoane, where are you based? I may have books for you if we are close to each other. I am from Pretoria."
Beryl Ensor-Smith said:
"Teaching them to read you are blessing these children with the best of gifts, introducing them to a whole new world."
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