Video shows man charging R10 to carry people across street in rain

Video shows man charging R10 to carry people across street in rain

- South Africans had a good laugh, but also admired a man's quick-thinking

- In the pouring rain, he offered strangers a ride on his trolley to cross a flooded road

- The man charged R10 for this little service and social media users praised his entrepreneurial spirit

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A hilarious video has been doing the rounds on social media, which shows a man using lemons to make lemonade.

The weather was terrible and the roads were flooded as a result of the pouring rain.

However, instead of seeing doom and gloom, the young man saw opportunity.

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He utilised a trolley and offered passers-by a ride across the flooded road.

Some were keen to avoid getting their clothes drenched and were all too happy to make use of his services. gathered that he charged a nominal fee of R10 for the service - as per Twitter user @Butter_Nut2, who shared the video.

The video got tweeps to chuckle, but they also acknowledged the man's business sense.

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Future Farmer (@Kaytee_Makae) loved the entrepreneurial spirit:

"That is awesome entrepreneurial skills on 1 000."

Yvette Diedricks (@YvetteDiedricks) added,

"That’s what you call an entrepreneur. Love it."

Ride or Die (@Minora247) felt there was a valuable lesson to be learnt:

"And the lesson is to look for opportunities where people see obstacles."

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