"I Can’t Teach Hungry Kids": School Teacher Inspires Mzansi with Ubuntu

"I Can’t Teach Hungry Kids": School Teacher Inspires Mzansi with Ubuntu

- An influential school teacher’s decision to provide food for hungry pupils has inspired many South Africans on social media

- The kind-hearted school teacher, Thoro Samuel Shili, says he feels blessed to be able to help the learners, whom he says are always hungry

- The teacher’s generous deeds have fortified many South African social media users' belief in Ubuntu and they have wished him more blessings in his life

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A South African teacher has opted to feed his learners, saying he cannot bear to deliver a lesson to hungry kids. Thoro Samuel Shili decided to share pictures on his Facebook page of him in front of his class and holding boxes of cereal.

According to his bio, Shili studied at the Tshwane University of Technology and says he is feeling blessed as he cannot teach kids on an empty stomach. He wrote on his social media page.

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“I Cannot Allow My Learners To Learn On An Empty Stomach.”
A South African school teacher has inspired Mzansi social media users by feeding his pupils. Image: Facebook
A South African school teacher has inspired Mzansi social media users by feeding his pupils. Image: Facebook
Source: Facebook

The post has attracted 596 comments and was liked more than 4 000 times and also enjoying as many shares - Briefly News looks at the comments.

@Awonke Dakar said:

“May God keep on blessing you!!”
A South African school teacher has inspired Mzansi social media users by feeding his pupils. Image: Facebook
A South African school teacher has inspired Mzansi social media users by feeding his pupils. Image: Facebook
Source: Facebook

@Xols Wamakwayi said:

“God bless you, Sir. Whilst most are abusing learners wena are out here doing the Lord's work. We appreciate you.”

@Boo Makgata said:

“Instead of calling him an attention seeker and you all being jealous, we should at least help him by maybe donating or something, so that maybe he can have something convenient like maybe a breakfast quick meal like a protein snack bar sort of.”

@Zamo Zungu couldn’t hold her emotions:

“I'm so emotional right now. God bless you.”

@Thobile Xulu said:

“May God bless you abundantly.”

In other stories, Briefly News reported that Abenah Serwaah Mankosa, a Class 1 teacher at the Aninkroma D/A Primary School in Adankwame District in the Ashanti Region, was touching the lives of her pupils in a positive light.

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Though she was faced with impediments due to financial limitations, the young female teacher, through her laudable initiative has gone all out to change the lives of the pupils.

Serwaah Mankosa has been providing her deprived pupils with hot meals every day from her meager resources and through the benevolence of her friends on social media.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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