SA touched by girl feeding homeless on her birthday: “What a champion”

SA touched by girl feeding homeless on her birthday: “What a champion”

- A young woman celebrated her birthday with a group of homeless people

- Rather than treat herself, she spent the day making sandwiches for the needy and donated clothing

- South Africans were inspired by her act of kindness

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Tiisetso Ticy Makoena Lebenya recently celebrated her 26th birthday, but chose to commemorate the occasion in unique fashion.

Rather than treating herself to sweet treats, a day out or a shopping spree, she opted to mingle with the homeless.

The young lady made 26 sandwiches for a group of underprivileged people from her community in Grabouw, Western Cape.

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Lebenya also collected clothing from her colleagues and donated it to the needy.

She shared photos of the day via the #ImStaying Facebook group and rounded off her caption by saying:

"Seeing them happy makes me proud to serve humanity in my community."

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Judi Leggo said,

"Wow ! What a Champion."

Kenneth Tsunke said,

"Hope you enjoyed your born day u are star of that day and u will continue to be star 4 ever day happy belated born day girl."

Joey Lancaster was inspired to follow suit:

"What a good idea to commemorate your birthday instead filling yourself with cake and unhealthy food. I might follow you when I have my birthday."

Aileen Langley Buissinne added,

"Happy birthday, you go do your thing girl! We need more woman like you to share their strength."

In another heartwarming story, a Johannesburg entrepreneur has demonstrated Ubuntu by giving away free food to those who cannot afford it. reported that the kind woman offers free vetkoek to feed the poor and hungry.

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