- BI Phakathi shared a video of himself and his associates handing out a food parcels in Alexandra township
- The video was posted on Facebook and inspired many social media users who felt that he was doing more than the government
- At present, the government is offering R350 monthly for Covid-19 unemployment relief
Local philanthropist BI Phakathi has once again come to the aid of disadvantaged South Africans. He posted a video giving away food parcels at Alexandra township.
In the footage, Phakathi was handing out parcels to people walking around the township. He captioned the video:
"We went out to donate food parcels in Alexandra township, thanks to our friends at Bel Air Superspar for making this possible and Alex community."
The good deed was to help the many who are struggling during the lockdown. Social media users were inspired by the act of kindness. Facebook user Kim Botha said:
"GOD bless all who made these donations possible! You will never know the hardship of hunger if you haven't been there yourself. No person should go hungry. Thank you for giving this community hope. This country needs you and we LOVE you for all you do - GOD bless Mr Phakathi."
Neo Maluleke said:
"Like I am crying watching this video.. He is doing more than what our Government is. At least this will last for at least three weeks instead of this one day thing we are seeing. God bless you brah"
Juliet Nthabe said:
"I love what you are doing. And you taught me how to share with the needy. But where I stay there are many needy. And it pains me just watching them and wish I could do something to help them. But I have nothing myself."
Merrilene Small said:
"I really appreciate you and the great work that you are doing to help the needed i do what i can but i wish that i could do more May God shower you with his blessings each and every day of your life we need lot's more people like you God bless your heart beautiful soul."
Many have felt that Phakathi does more for the people than the government. The South African government is currently offering R350 in relief for those unemployed during the Covid-19 lockdown.
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