- A mom proudly gushed about her daughters who celebrated their 10th birthday recently
- Because of the lockdown, they could not celebrate with friends and family
- The girls decided to use their pocket money to buy food for the less fortunate in celebration of their birthday
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A proud mom, Gezell Andrea Johannes, has taken to social media to gush about her twin daughters who turned 10 years old recently.
She revealed because of the lockdown regulations, they could not have thrown their daughters a birthday party.
However, the two young ladies had a heartwarming idea on how to celebrate their birthday - by giving back to the community.
Her post read:
"Yesterday my twin daughters celebrated their 10th birthday. A decade of amazing adventures. As they were not allowed to have friends and family over and celebrate the usual way they wanted to do something special to share their special day.
"They gave me some of their pocket money and I matched what they gave to buy a few groceries and veggies (vegetables delivered directly so no pics) for families that are less fortunate (their idea not mine)."
She added the aim of her post was to inspire other Saffas to follow suit.
"Aim of my post is they want to do a birthday challenge. They wanted to mark their first decade by challenging everyone having a birthday in lockdown to make at least one parcel or more for a family/families in need. Let's do this Stayers!"
Take a look at the post below:
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Briefly.co.za gathered South Africans were inspired by the post and they wished the twins a happy birthday.
Dorianne Murphy commented:
"Happy birthday, it’s you that makes the world go round."
Colleen Robus wrote:
"Bless you precious angels. Hope your birthday was wonderful."
Sheida Marilia Larijani added:
"What a beautiful thing! Empathy is taught, and they have clearly learned it! Good all around (to mum, too)."
Connie Chibambo wrote:
"Happy birthday girls, what a nice gift from you to those who are less fortunate. Big up to the two."
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