Ubuntu: Man photographed pushing ice cream vendor up hill, inspires SA

Ubuntu: Man photographed pushing ice cream vendor up hill, inspires SA

- A man was filmed lending a helping hand to an ice cream vendor

- The pic was posted online showing the man pushing the ice cream seller's bicycle up a hill

- South Africans were touched by the kind gesture and they thanked the gentleman for his help

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A social media user, Gerhard du Raan, took to Facebook on Wednesday to share a heart-warming photo.

The image shows a man pushing an ice cream vendor up a hill.

Du Raan captioned the post:

"So just saw this guy pushing the ice cream vendor up the hill. Doing his good deed with a smile on his face. This is what makes South Africans a great loving nation. Warmed my heart. Every loving act no matter how small can change the world."

Take a look at his post below:

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South Africans were in awe of the man's kindness and they sang his praises online.

Mari Lee commented:

"That's just how we roll. A little support for a brother."

Nodoli Nogenga wrote:

"We post because we all need love and peace in this beautiful country of ours."

Thembinkosi Karel said:

"It's good to be your brother's keeper. I love it."

Saretta Louw added:

"We have a saying in Afrkaans: 'Help 'n bietjie daar' - which translates to: give a little helping hand. How thankful we can be that by giving just a helping hand we can make life so much easier for others and bind us together as a caring nation."

Briefly.co.za previously reported on a similar story. After a waste-picker’s trolley broke, he had difficulty pushing it up a steep sloped road in Randburg. Seeing him struggle, a driver passing by stopped and helped him out.

The driver had a small car so he helped the waste-picker by slowing pushing the trolley up the steep Golf Terrace Road with his car. A lady witnessed the driver and the waste-picker's interaction and recorded it to share on social media.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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