Young hawker who touched hearts in pic with schoolboys being sought to receive help

Young hawker who touched hearts in pic with schoolboys being sought to receive help

- A moving picture of a young boy hawking goods on a street has touched many online who want to help him go to school

- The photo was first taken by Nelson Kwaje and was taken in South Sudan in an area called Hai Neem

- Netizens moved by the picture launched an online search to find the little hawker and assist him

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A moving picture of a young boy hawking goods on a street and watching his fellow age-mates on their way to school has touched many online.

It is now being reported that well-wishers are looking for the boy's whereabouts in order to offer him assistance, which will include attending school.

The photo was first taken by Nelson Kwaje and instantly went viral after he shared it on social media.

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Well-wishers looking for young boy walking past uniformed school children while hawking in street

The young boy was obviously wishing he could be in the same position Photo: Nelson Kwaje
Source: Facebook

Nelson wrote on Facebook:

"Took this pic a few minutes ago, felt really sad. The most determining factor to one's success is where you are born and who your parents are. All other factors are secondary."

According to Hot in Juba, the photo was taken in South Sudan around an area called Hai Neem, which was identified by the UAP Equatorial Tower that could be spotted in the background.

Hot in Juba reported South Sudanese netizens moved by the picture launched an online search to find the little hawker. The netizens have requested that anyone with information regarding his whereabouts please come forward so that the boy can get help.

Briefly.coza previously reported about a moving photo of a struggling mother lying with her young girl in the streets next to the goods they were trying to sell.

The visibly tired woman was captured by an unknown person who later shared the photo on social media, eliciting emotional reactions. Although details of the woman and her baby were not highlighted, the photo still sent a strong message.

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It mirrored the hardships of so many economically disadvantaged women and mothers who have to trek under the scorching sun to make ends meet. One could tell that the two were sleeping not because they wanted to but due to exhaustion either physically or emotionally.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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