- The owner of a spaza shop made his community smile by blessing them with food parcels
- The Ethiopian man displayed the spirit of Ubuntu, as he helped South Africans during the nationwide lockdown
- News of his good deed went viral via social media
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A spaza shop owner became the toast of the town, as news of his good deed went viral.
While foreigners have experienced trouble regarding xenophobia, that didn't stop the Ethiopian man from helping out those in need.
Papama Mdingi took to Facebook to explain that he runs his shop from a container and recently decided to arrange food parcels for the community.
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Her post included a powerful message:
"Not all the somalians are here to gain from us but also to build family away from family . Ungumntu wabantu nanku umntu . We appreciate what you just did for our community Tshabi , God bless you."
Briefly.co.za observed the admiration for the young man based on the strong reaction to the post.
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Eliot Mqiniseli Gwebu said,
"That's what we call it a "mutual respect" to the society that's gives you life, as they also needs life when things goes bad by theirs."
Kim Retief added,
"I pray Abundant Blessings for this man. I pray to for you for posting this message of hope for your community. Both of you stay Blessed."
Debbie Pretorius said,
Thabang Stok Sekali added,
"There some fellow African brother's and sisters who are here legally and doing genuine business and a living so God bless them."
Speaking of Ubuntu, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that SANDF soldiers were recently seen making a positive impact in a community.
In a touching social media post, the soldiers could be seen arranging food parcels and connecting with residents.
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