- The owner of a small business came to the aid of his employees during the nationwide lockdown
- Despite being impacted financially, he's been donating food parcels to sustain his staff members
- News of his gesture was shared via social media and went viral
The impact of the coronavirus and the nationwide lockdown can be felt across South Africa.
Aside from the restricted freedom of movement, the economic impact is undeniable.
Many businesses and workers will be feeling the pinch due to the closure, but the special Covid-19 benefit has been created to lighten the load.
One small business owner has already taken a financial knock as a result of the lockdown, but he's still been able to epitomise the spirit of Ubuntu.
Thembisile Mdake took to the #ImStaying Facebook group and waxed lyrical about her partner, who put the needs of his workers ahead of his own.
Despite being under financial strain, the kind boss has been blessing his employees with food parcels.
The noble gesture is ensuring that the staff are sustained throughout the 21-day period.
South Africans were touched by the man's selflessness and generosity. Briefly.co.za surveyed some of the beautiful reactions.
Robert Osano said,
"That's a great man,unlike other selfish employers,who their job is to ensure that their remain on their knees.well done and God bless you."
Raggie Lets added,
"Be blessed sirppl like you are de ones that makes me to stayso proud of you."
Magranzo Magrannys was left speechless:
"God please bless this human who really know what is humanity Iam so much touched by this guy."
Olga Nankolongo said,
"It is never easy, but we all need to help each other. May our God replenish your pockets my brother, may your pockets never ran dry, may your cup overflow. God bless you."
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