- A man, Simon, has gone viral on Mzansi social media for all the right reasons
- Simon owns a spaza shop in Ga-Rankuwa Zone 2, Gauteng and he decided to help the less fortunate
- The kind man handed out 70 loaves of bread to the community during the lockdown
On Thursday, a social media user, Lebogang Dilocotlhe, took to Facebook to share the inspiring story of a spaza shop owner, Simon.
Dilocotlhe revealed in his post that Simon, who owns a shop in a township, gave 70 loafs of bread to the community members to help with the lockdown due to the coronavirus.
His post read:
"His name is Simon and he runs a spaza shop in Ga-Rankuwa Zone 2, this morning he gave back 70 loafs of bread to the surrounding community, helping them out through this difficult time of Covid-19. Hope he will inspire those who can give back to do the same for their communities."
Take a look at his post below:
The post gathered over 20 000 reactions and South Africans were inspired by the generous Simon.
Sonia Tee commented:
"Well done, respect."
Amanda Mnyila added:
"May God continue blessing you."
Jenny van Niekerk said:
"Thank you dear Simon. You will be blessed."
Rekha Veeran wrote:
"That is truly a wonderful gesture. I really hope the community remembers this kindness."
Marietha Grundlingh commented:
"Respect to Simon, what a wonderful gesture."
Briefly.co.za previously reported on another inspiring individual. 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.
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