Good Samaritan picks up beggar on street and shares meal with him

Good Samaritan picks up beggar on street and shares meal with him

A Good Samaritan helped a disabled and homeless man with food recently. He found him on the street and invited the man to share a meal with him.

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The grateful man opened up that he lost his legs to diabetes. The heart-warming video left Mzansi social media users impressed.

BI Phakathi shared the video on Facebook and it went viral. The footage showed the man in his wheelchair on the streets. Phakathi approached him and asked if he wanted something to eat. He took the grateful man to a nearby takeaway where he ordered food for him. The homeless man, who said his name was Ishmael, opened up about his childhood. He revealed that he lost his legs due to consuming "too much sugar".

Social media users were touched by the clip. Facebook user Summer Schmitzer said:

"There should be more people like you around".

Marz Edwards said:

"I'd hate to see anyone starve."

Gordon Bell said:

"This man is so generous, he should be awarded with a medal for helping so many people's families."

Tiresa Tasmiyya Sio said:

"May the scale of your good deeds be always heavier than the latter. Blessings be with you always Sir."

Nathombeni Mthombeni said:

"I love you BI Phakathi... God bless you."

READ ALSO: Video of Durban man dancing in the rain goes viral: "He's happy" previously reported that BI Phakathi recently gave a homeless man a make-over and completely changed his life. The homeless man, who identified himself as John, was assisted by the generous Phakathi in finding a shelter as well.

After Phakathi paid for a month's stay at the shelter for him, he decided to also take him for a haircut and a short shopping spree. The man's demeanour changed immediately after his hair was cut and he got into some clean clothes.

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