A heart of gold: Lira gives back to her old school

A heart of gold: Lira gives back to her old school

- Singer Lira recently visited the school she attended as a child to give back to South Africa's young

- Lira joined the Krush Goodness campaign, which aims to give thousands of children school shoes

- The singer said she felt being part of the project would help bring joy to those less fortunate

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Lira recently visited the Ekukhanyeni Primary School in Wattville, Benoni, to hand out shoes to the pupils.

The singer said she knew she had to help her old school when she was invited to join the Krush Goodness campaign, which aims to hand out 10 000 pairs of shoes to school children in five provinces.

Briefly.co.za gathered 4000 pairs of shoes had already by given out in the Gauteng area, with Lira's old school being one of them.

Lira said the best feeling for her was to take a trip down memory lane in her old school, which she said did not change much since her days there.

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According to the singer, the school has since her visit reached out for more assistance, adding they would not have been able to reach out for assistance if they did not show up first.

"It just feels great to be able to make a difference.”, she said, adding she was thrilled she could bring joy to others and help change their lives.

Good Things Guy reported the star from The Voice continued by giving a few inspirational words, encouraging young South Africans to never stop dreaming.

“Your dreams are valid and they matter. The reason you have dreams in the first place is because they are your own unique gifts that life offers you to make your mark. They require lots of belief in them, in yourself, loads of bravery and the willingness to go for it. You can’t change where you come from but you can use it as the fuel that pushes you forward to becoming anything you want to be.”, she said.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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