- A little boy has left SA feeling very inspired after he saved up all his spending to buy himself a new phone
- Taking to Facebook, one of the store's salespeople shared a pic of the boy and his new phone as well as some coins he had leftover after his purchase
- The post soon became popular with hundreds of locals sharing their thoughts
A ton of Saffas has been left motivated, inspired, and impressed. This after a young man took to Facebook to explain how a nine-year-old kid had saved up his spending money for 11 months to buy himself a new phone.
"This was the highlight of my day, this kid came into my store bought himself a Samsung A2 Core worth R999 (sale price) which the original price is R1399, he did this with all his savings from January and he was still left with a whole lot of change, bare in mind he's only 9 years old he's G.O.A.T at a very young age," Ayabonga Lamati captioned the heartwarming post.
Soon it was flooded with reactions from locals, getting over 6 300 likes. It also received hundreds of comments. Read a few of their comments below.
Cele Dubandlela said:
"I got my first Motorola E250 when I was 13. I don't know where a 9 years old gets so much discipline. I'm proud."
Crispin Bisimwa said:
"Smart boy! Wish we can do more to encourage his actions, this is leadership. Personally, would love to support him, PM his details. Thank you."
In similar great Briefly.co.za news, 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:
"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.
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