Ubuntu: Good Samaritans help family in need of food and electricity

Ubuntu: Good Samaritans help family in need of food and electricity

- A family of six were struggling without food, electricity and money during the lockdown

- Regomoditswa Remo took to social media to ask for help and was met with kindness

- Members of the Hammanskraal community reached out to the family and extended much-needed help

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On Wednesday, a social media user, Regomoditswe Remo, shared how Good Samaritans reached out to her family.

Remo explained they are a family of six who rely on her father's UIF grant. However, with the lockdown they attempted to submit his account online but it got suspended before the payout.

Without any money, the family soon ran out of food and electricity. So, Remo turned to a group called People of Hammanskraal.

Remo asked for only R10 electricity to cook porridge for the family. However, the kind strangers ended up buying the family 477.2 electricity units as well as food and sanitary pads.

Take a look at the post below:

Ubuntu: Good Samaritans help family in need of food and electricity

Screenshot of Regomoditswe Remo's Facebook post.
Source: Facebook

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Ubuntu: Good Samaritans help family in need of food and electricity

Before and after photos of Remo's electricity meter. Photo credit: Regomoditswe Remo/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

Ubuntu: Good Samaritans help family in need of food and electricity

The Good Samaritans also bough the Remo family some groceries and sanitary pads. Photo credit: Regomoditswe Remo/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

Social media users were touched by the story and they applauded the Hammanskraal community online.

Storm I Tapping commented:

"Praise God for good people. Thank you for helping this family in need."

Madikeledi Ikaneng said:

"Wow... beautiful. God will bless your family even more."

Thabo Langa added:

"Together we can."

Shirley Patterson Smith wrote:

"Well done people of Hammanskraal! You are wonderful! May God bless you abundantly!"

More and more South Africans are reaching out to each other during this time. Briefly.co.za previously reported Collen Mashawana has made a contribution towards the fight against the coronavirus.

The entrepreneur handed out food, blankets and protective masks - among other things - to over 300 families in the Bekezela Informal Settlement on Friday.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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