Son saves R4 500 over 12 months to splurge on parents' groceries

Son saves R4 500 over 12 months to splurge on parents' groceries

- Melusi Sitshaluza has revealed that he treated his parents to three months' worth of groceries over the holiday season

- He shared that he had saved R4 500 over a year to spoil his parents and urged people to save money as well

- Facebook users loved his kind gesture and good advice about saving

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Melusi Sitshaluza took to the Facebook group #ImStaying to share an inspirational story. He had saved up R375 every month for a whole year.

He used the R4 500 he had saved to treat his parents. He bought their groceries in December, which would last them two to three months.

He urged fellow South Africans to learn how to save money.

"I saved R375 for 12 months and the total is R4 500 in December, I bought my parents groceries that will last them 2 to 3 months. Let's learn to save, people."
Man spoils elderly parents with cellphones: "They were very happy"
Man saves up R4 500 in 12 months to splurge on parent's groceries

Melusi Sitshaluza shared his good deed with the internet, he saved up and bought his parents groceries. Photo credit: Melusi Sitshaluza
Source: Facebook

This is what Mzansi had to say about Melusi's amazing gesture:

Trudy Kastner:

"You are amazing! Keep teaching everyone!"

Siphiwe Ndinisa:

"Well done to you, what you did is amazing, your parents must be very happy, I wanna try so challenge accepted."

Fiona Valk:

"Well done. Whatever one can save is always handy at the end of the year."

Earlier, reported on another good deed Melusi had done for his parents. Melusi Sitshaluza took to the #ImStaying group on Facebook to share an inspirational story with Mzansi. He revealed that he had bought his elderly parents cellphones so they could communicate.

He said they were very happy. He went on to explain that he hated it when people would spend a lot of money on their parents' funerals but nothing on them while they were alive.

"My father is 68 years old and my mother is 62 years old, my aim is to make them happy while they are still alive. I hate it when people arrange an expensive funeral when their parents are gone while they didn't enjoy their life when they were alive I bought two Samsung A2 Cores for both my parents so they can chat on WhatsApp, they were very very happy."
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In other news, Ndumie Manyika took to Facebook and shared an inspiring post in the #ImStaying group about how she is enjoying being able to look after her dad.

He was there for her since her mom died when she was nine and raised her. She marked how strong and supportive he was. When he got sick she stepped up to look after him and at first, it was daunting but she grew to love spending her time and money on her dad.

"When my mother passed, I was nine and he has been strong and there for me. When he got sick I asked myself, how am I going to take care of him and where do I start? Guys #ImStaying am enjoying taking care of my father. Spending my money on him ndivakamandi."

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