Elderly lady, 80, photographed fixing gravel roads ahead of church

Elderly lady, 80, photographed fixing gravel roads ahead of church

- An elderly lady has won South Africans over with her willingness to make Mzansi better

- The 80-year-old woke up early on Sunday and helped fixed gravel roads in her community

- She said it was time people started helping to make their communities safe to live in

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On Sunday, a man, Abongile Bhele, shared a touching photo of an elderly lady who used her own time to fix the gravel roads.

Bhele revealed the gogo is 80 years old but it doesn't stop her from trying to make the community she lives in a better place.

His post read:

"This is why I'm a staying. Early on Sunday morning before this elderly woman (80 yrs) go to church she chooses to help fix the gravel roads in her vicinity. Her answers upon asking why is she doing so were all positive, mentioned that it's time residents start assisting where they can making our communities habitable and safe."

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Social media users applauded the gogo's willingness to put in effort to create a better community.

Terry Ann wrote:

"Bless you, Gogo! 80 years old and doing more than some of us in our twenties and thirties are doing. Let us learn from this generation while we’re still blessed with their presence."

Steve Smith said:

"Well done. Good job. One can never rely on others to fix the problems, especially the government."

Gail Fleming Hinds commented:

"Bless her for showing everyone how to improve their road. The community should appoint her as a supervisor of their roads department."

Briefly.co.za previously reported a traffic cop was applauded online after a photo was shared showing him cleaning a street after heavy rainfall.

South Africans were in awe of the officer who went the extra mile to ensure the safety of those driving on the roads.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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