- A mom was en route to collect her daughter at work when she realised the car's petrol light was on
- She stopped at an Engen garage but soon realised that in her haste, Caileen Cornelson Henry forgot to take her wallet
- Luckily, the kind petrol attendant came to her rescue and paid the bill using his own money
Caileen Cornelson Henry was on her way to pick up her daughter at work when she realised the car needed petrol.
According to a post detailing the events on the #ImStaying Facebook page, Henry stopped at the Engen garage on Christiaan DeWet Road in Johannesburg when she realised she had forgotten her bag at home.
Without her wallet, Henry could not pay for the petrol and she really needed to pick up her daughter.
She asked the petrol attendant if she could come back to pay after picking up her daughter. The kind petrol attendant, Nicholas, used his own money to help Henry.
"We returned to the garage to repay the attendant and give him the little I had to just say 'Thank you for rescuing me'."
Take a look at her post below:
The post generated more than 17 000 reactions and South Africans applauded Nicholas' act of kindness.
Jabulani Mokoto commented:
"This is selfless. Stay blessed my brother."
Gregory Bongani Khumalo added:
"Both of you have a true South African spirit."
Serreen Murphy wrote:
"Well done Nicholas, you are an inspiration."
Last year, Briefly.co.za reported that a petrol attendant's life changed after he paid for a woman's fuel.
The act of kindness went viral on Mzansi social media and South Africans came together to raise more than R470 000 for Nkosikho Mbele.
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