- Popular Facebooker BI Phakathi has done in again, this time blessing two young boys who collect cans to support their family
- The do-gooder took to Facebook to post a video of himself giving the kids some cash after they had explained that they collect the cans in the streets to help their family at home
- Facebook users were once again left touched by BI's act of kindness and thanked him for always doing what he does best
Times are tough. With everything going on in the world, the people who have had to struggle to get by have fallen even deeper into the cracks of poverty. Many poor South Africans have no idea where their next meal is coming from.
Two boys, 11 and 7 years old, are no different. Wearing tattered clothes with old rucksacks thrown across their small shoulders, the two caught the eye of popular Facebook good Samaritan BI Phakathi, who decided to add a little sunshine to their day.
In the video post, the two boys explain to BI that they collect old cans around their township, with which they make around R7 a day. The money is then used to buy food for their family at home, who, according to them, are unemployed.
Clearly touched by the sight of two young children working to make ends meet, BI handed the boys over R800 in cash, which he instructed them to keep safe as they made their way home.
Watch the act of kindness below.
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Facebook users were left feeling quite touched at BI's good deed and were soon leaving all sorts of comments below his post. The post reached all the way over to Nigeria, where they too were moved.
@Naomi Ayuba said:
"I always watch your videos of kindness and generosity towards God's children. This encourages me to do same with whatever little I have. You're an angel sent by God to do this for humanity. Love from Nigeria. God bless you brother."
@Eileen Schubert said:
"Giving of oneself is the kindest thing you can do... Well, definitely one of them!!! God bless you, your kindness truly touches my heart, thank you for this post & for helping those young boys that provide for thier family at such a young age, true tears of joy."
Meanwhile, in other Briefly.co.za news, South Africa's Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and his kids have jumped on the #JerusalemaChallenge bandwagon. In a video posted by Tito on his Twitter page, the trio can be seen serving their rendition of the viral dance challenge.
While many Twitter users chastised the finance minister for posting the video without any sound, they did find him dancing with his children quite heart-warming.
While the post attracted the attention of hundreds, the finance minister got into a bit of trouble for uploading the video with no sound. Twitter users were quick to go to the rescue, adding music and then also sharing it in the post thread.
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