- Thousands of South Africans have shown support for two boys who were pictured selling iced guava drinks on a busy street
- When questioned, the boys explained that they were hoping to raise money to buy themselves Christmas clothes
- The picture that was initially shared on Facebook has since gotten thousands of reactions from touched social media users
A lot of support has poured in for two children who have been selling iced drinks on a busy street in order to save enough money to be able to buy Christmas clothes for themselves. The boys first came to the attention of locals after the pictures were shared on Facebook by Kaelo Precious Lebona, who captioned the post:
"We're selling ice guavas so that we can also look like other kids on Christmas day"
"I met these two this afternoon , they always walk from Hanipark ext. 15 to Town (Welkom) to sell ice guavas whenever they are not writing any tests , they're both in Grade 6 and they stay with their grans.
"The boy in front even got into tears while I was questioning them. Please help them out if you get to see them around town," wrote Kaelo.
Soon the post raked in thousands of reactions from moved South Africans. Read a few of their comments below.
Bokang Bonolo wrote:
"Address please, or accurate location where I can find them please."
Portia La Porsche said:
"May God bless every hand that will help them..."
Thapelo Archnels Sizani said:
"Let's change their lives forever."
In more heartwarming Briefly.co.za news, Melissa Adamo was having a "blue Monday" yesterday and decided to push her car a little harder, even though the "no petrol" light had been flashing for a couple of days. Unfortunately, she ran out of petrol in the middle of Sandton.
Melissa was now stuck on the side of the road not knowing who to call or what to do in this situation. That's when Fortunate pulled up next to her to ask if she was okay. Melissa explained her situation to him and he jumped into action.
Fortunate first put up the orange triangle a distance away from her car before driving her to the nearest garage. After locating a bottle big enough to fill her tank with petrol, they got the petrol attendant to cut a funnel and drove back to her car.
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Source: Briefly News