Boy who cried at gift from friends gets R110k donation from community

Boy who cried at gift from friends gets R110k donation from community

- Tasreeq Doovey was moved to tears when his classmates surprised him with a cell phone and matric jacket

- A crowdfunding campaign was launched to help him with a target of R55 000, that target was completely smashed

- The campaign ended up raising a whopping R110 000 for Tasreeq, showing that the community really does care

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In August, Briefly.co.za covered a story about Tasreeq Doovey who was moved to tears after his classmates surprised him with a cell phone and matric jacket, neither of which he could afford.

He had been robbed earlier and lost his cell phone in the process. The young man is a student at Windsor High School in Lansdowne. On top of his studies, he also supports his family.

The community got together and started a crowdfunding campaign for Tasreeq. Roxanne Carter, the woman who shared the video in the Facebook group #ImStaying, had set up a crowdfunding account with a target of R55 000.

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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.

The target was absolutely smashed and the community ended up raising a whopping R110 000 for Tasreeq according to Good Things Guy.

Boy who cried at gift from friends gets R110k donation from community

Tasreeq Doovey's life has been made so much better thanks to the generosity of the community. Photo credit: Roxanne Carter
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Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that an absolutely stunning lady has taken to social media to share her amazing Zulu heritage. Samy Mofokeng took to Facebook group, #ImStaying to share the gorgeous images of her in her traditional attire.

Samy shared three images and has received over 6 000 reactions and almost 600 comments from Stayers. She started the caption of the post by saying: "Hi stayers, I'm a proud Zulu girl." She continued:

"As we all know that September marks the annual Heritage Month in South Africa and what makes it more special is the fact that we're a rainbow Nation... What is your culture/heritage?"
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Earlier, a woman based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is one of the latest participants in the Jerusalema Challenge. Elisabete Souza posted the video to Facebook earlier this month and it was recently shared to Facebook group, #ImStaying.

Elisabete's original video has been shared over 8 000 times with over 8 000 reactions on the social networking site. Rohidha Odayar was the Facebook user who shared it to the #ImStaying group and that specific post has over 3 000 reactions.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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