Boy moved to tears as classmates gift him a phone and matric jacket

Boy moved to tears as classmates gift him a phone and matric jacket

- A class got together for one of their friends who had lost his phone and couldn't afford a metric jacket

- The class all chipped in and got him a second-hand cell phone as well as a matric jacket

- The kind gesture made the boy break down in tears in front of his classmates

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Roxanne Carter shared a touching story of a Grade 12 class who surprised a classmate, Tasreeq Doovey, whose cell phone was stolen.

On top of this the young man couldn't afford to buy himself a matric jacket. His classmates got together and raised the money to buy him a second-hand phone and a matric jacket.

The touching gesture brought the boy to tears. She was beaming with pride at these young adults who proved that Ubuntu is alive.

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The post was flooded with reactions and comments praising the young adults:

Marais Marais:

"Beautiful ❤️❤️❤️❤️ wow Tears in my eyes. Thank you to each family represented in that class. May God bless every one of you, your households and everything you possess. ❤❤❤❤."

Zam Mtezman Somchiza:

"Ctrl+Alt+Del all adults and this generation could take it from here...
If only it was that easy...
Bravo ✊✊✊."

Roché Scholtz:

"This is so beautiful! We need more love and compassion in this world. Well done guys! ❤ you didn't do this for recognition, but you sure have set a wonderful example."

Lizelle Olvier:

"Roxanne Carter you are amazing changing a young man's (boy) life for the better. Thx may you be blessed ❤️❤️❤️."

Roxanne started a backabuddy campaign for Tasreeq who is the sole breadwinner for his mom and three younger siblings, his matric studies are suffering as he has to work.

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So far R24 500 has been raised for Tasreeq with a goal of R55 000.

Boy moved to tears as classmates gift him a phone and matric jacket

Tasreeq Dovey gave Roxanne Carter permission to share his remarkable story. Photo credit: Roxanne Carter
Source: UGC

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Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that a good Samaritan has lent a helping hand to a gogo who couldn't find her way back home after collecting her medication from hospital.

Xolie Farida Kuzani posted on the Facebook group #ImStaying that she was on her way to a supermarket when she met the old woman, who couldn't even walk properly.

Xolie said she was moved when she realised that no one was willing to help the gogo. Other people were just looking at her, she said.

"I went to her and asked her where she's going. She said she's looking for the taxis going home from the hospital."

In other news, Lebo George Molaolwa took to Facebook to share a throwback video to his graduation day.

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In the video, Molaolwa's friends can be seen celebrating his Master's graduation with him. The group of friends danced in a parking lot to celebrate the amazing achievement and they served up some major squad goals.

He captioned the post:

"This is how your squad should pull through for you! A young throwie #TBT MSc. Grads day. #graduation #graduate #masters #geology #hydrogeology #scientist"

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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