A spaza shop owner has opened his heart to the school pupils in his area by giving them a lift to school.
He says that they should rather save all the energy they can for their exams. It really does take a village to raise our children.
A man who owns a spaza shop called Cool Bananas has volunteered his services in giving lifts to pupils going to school to write exams. The unnamed man, who lives in the rural Wild Coast, said:
"It's exam time at Sikoma JSS at Mankosi on the Wild Coast of South Africa! Once again some of the lucky children are able to "bump a hike" to school with the old Nissan faithful bakkie!!! Good luck Sikoma JSS pupils, make Mankosi Proud!!! #sikomajss"
Social media users appreciated the kind gesture. Facebook user Toni Tew said:
"Study hard my little friends."
Dawn Guest Thomas said:
"Good luck to each and every one."
Shelley Marais said:
"Best of luck to you all."
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that a man has proven that circumstances do not define a person or their future. Growing up in poverty, he was forced to walk 12 kilometres just to get to school each day.
Today he stands proud as PhD graduate and as living proof that impossible is nothing. North West University honoured businessman Keith Bothongo with a doctorate recently.
His path to success was no walk in the park. He grew up in Meadowlands, Soweto, and later moved to Botswana to live with his grandmother. His parents sent him there with the hopes of getting a better education for him and his siblings.
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