Unemployed young man gives taxi money to lady begging on street

Unemployed young man gives taxi money to lady begging on street

- A young man, Jonas Jonas, was in town handing out his CV

- Jonas revealed he was trying to land a part-time job

- However, he saw a lady begging on the street and decided to help

- Jonas scraped together R10 of his money and gave it to her

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An inspiring young man has shown South Africans what it looks like to truly care for others more than oneself.

Jonas Jonas took to Facebook to share his story. The unemployed young man was in town handing out his Curriculum Vitae when he saw a lady begging.

Jonas scraped together R10 - which he would have used to pay for a taxi ride - and gave it to the struggling woman.

The post read:

"So I just woke up and went to my local mall to look for a part time job, as I was done submitting my CV at Spar, I walked my way to the road side to catch a taxi, and I bumped to into this lovely lady."

He added that he managed to scrape together R10 which he planned to use as taxi fare and gave it to the struggling lady.

"Her smile brightened SA as a whole. That's why I am #Staying."
Unemployed young man gives taxi money to lady begging on street

Screenshot of Jonas' Facebook post. Photo credit: #ImStaying/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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South Africans were touched by the young man's willingness to give away the little he had and they prayed Jonas will land a job.

Vivien Bruwer commented:

"Sweet young man, now I sincerely hope you get the job you have applied for. All the best and thank you."

Sydney T Mogane added:

"It such an awesome gesture... I am crossing fingers and hoping that you get the job. Good luck."

Dawn Lehmann wrote:

"You have a huge heart and I hope the right job comes your way soon! Wishing you all good things."

Briefly.co.za reported previously on a petrol attendant who used the little money he had to pay for a woman's fuel.

Petro Du Plessis Deysel shared her story on the #ImStaying page on Facebook. She shared that she and a colleague were in a car but did not have enough petrol money.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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