- A local man has received tons of virtual applause from South Africans after a pic of him hustling was shared online
- The man, who is determined to provide for himself, does drawings for locals at R20 each on a busy street corner
- Inspired Facebookers commended the man for doing everything he can to provide and make a living for himself
A local man, Ben Dlamini has been at the receiving end of a ton of praise from South Africans after a picture of him making a living for himself humbly was shared online. Ayanda Slick Khumalo recently took to Facebook's ImStaying, to share pics of Dlamini.
In the post, Ayanda explains how she was approached by Ben who offered to draw a picture for him for only R20. According to Ayanda, the picture was pretty well done and he was left simply impressed by Ben's skill and hustle.
"This is Ben Dlamini from Snathing PMB, he asked to draw a picture of my car for R20 on the corner of Commercial and Greyling st and I really respect his hustle, instead of just begging for money he uses his God given talent and made it into a small business for money to eat.
"Let's support black excellence and give people a chance, especially during these trying times!#blackexcellence," wrote Ayanda in the touching post.
Meanwhile, Facebookers and Stayers were equally impressed by Ben who was taken his fate into his own hands and using his talent to provide for himself. Many of them shared messages of support with Ben and encouraged him to continue pushing.
In other moving Briefly.co.za news, if there is one good thing that came from South Africa's lengthy lockdown, it is that people learned how to find a way to survive when it seemed like there was no way. A group of homeless men from KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, recently proved this to be true.
The men, who had survived from begging and scavenging for food in the street, found themselves wondering where they would find something to eat since the people they usually counted on were no longer out and about.
This is when one of the homeless men, who is a Zimbabwean national, decided to put his farming skills to use by teaching his fellow homeless men how to farm. Together they decided to grow their own vegetable garden, which is now pretty much a small-scale farm.
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