- BI Phakathi has once again changed someone's life
- He met a hitchhiker on the road who said he was going to walk from Joburg to the Eastern Cape
- A former colleague of the man recognised him and reached out to help
BI Phakathi recently changed a man's life with his videos again. He engaged in conversation with a hitchhiker and learnt that he was walking to the Eastern Cape from Johannesburg. This was after his failed attempt to find a job in the city. After his video was shared online, his former colleague recognised him, tracked him down and offered him a job.
According to the footage shared, the man had arrived in Joburg in August in search for a job but nothing was working out. Phakathi helped him by buying him food and giving him transport money to get the the Eastern Cape.
One of Phakathi's Facebook friends, Kelsey Hendricks, saw the video and recognised the man. She identified the man as Mpathi Rooiland and used to work with him at SAA.
"We have spoken to him and he is so overwhelmed with all the outpouring of love and support. He has been offered a job and place to stay in Johannesburg by one of our ex SAA family"
Social media users were touched by the story and offered to help. Facebook user N'danji Simfukwe said:
"Kelsey Hendricks may God bless your kind soul.. you’re heaven sent"
Phakamisa Denga said:
"I just saw this video, am staying next to her sister and his older brother in cpt Phillip, I will go to both of them and ask their contacts and give to you"
Hlubinaiken Stoffberg Gcwabe said:
"Kelsey Hendricks i wanna help, how do i get hold of him *in tears"
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