"We Never Forget Where We Come From": Generous Locals Feed Community

"We Never Forget Where We Come From": Generous Locals Feed Community

- A group of friends have joined forces to help those in need by feeding the hungry

- They took to the #ImStaying group to let people know about their amazing initiative

- They fed a large group of people on Friday 23 April, with many of them appearing to be children

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Mzansi is known for having amazing people who help others. The Brothers For Life Campaign has started an initiative to help those in need by cooking food for the hungry. They have set up a Facebook page that explains what they hoped to achieve:

"Our mission is to create a drug-free generation, involving families and communities to power change and flourish in a drug-free environment."

They took to the streets on Friday 23 April and according to them, it was a huge success. Earlier in the week, they took to the Facebook group #ImStaying to share what they are doing to help people.

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The post was captioned with this touching message:

"As me and my friends prepared to feed the hungry tummies through cooking for them ❤️"we never forget where we come from". One of the most reasons I'm Staying."
"We never forget where we come from": Generous locals feed community
Thorn April and his friends have started an amazing initiative that aims to feed the hungry. Photo credit: Thorn April
Source: Facebook

From the pictures they posted, many of the people they fed on the day appeared to be children.

Briefly News reached out to Thorn for some more information and he replied with the following:

South Africans were thrilled with the initiative and took to the comments section to praise them:

He is 21-years-old and grew up in a big township, Khayelitsha, Kuyasa.

"Three years ago I started a small food business because I always had a passion for cooking as I always watched my mom cooking for us."

He set up his own business selling burgers and boerewors rolls. In December Thron decided to give back and started by preparing hot dogs and party packs for children and handed them on on Christmas 2020.

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"Since last year we've been feeding more than 100 families as I formed a campaign called Brothers For Life Campaign established in 2020. Our mission is to create a drug-free generation, involving families and communities to power change and flourish in a drug-free environment. "
"We also bring Humanitarian Relief through a feeding scheme Program as we always make a feeding scheme on Fridays for the communities. Feeding the hungry tummies was always my dream although I can't feed the whole nation I'm very much proud of myself to be doing such things at this young age."

Thorn and his amazing friends don't just feed the hungry they also offer free tutoring for Grade 12 learners in all subjects.

"I believe that together we change to bring change in this beautiful county of ours."

Modiri Setlhabetsi:

"Please register an NGO, the last time I checked is was R9000 to register, then you guys can go to different companies like Shoprite group, spar, pick n pay and others so they can assist you. Good luck and God bless you guy's ."

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Craig Gordon:

"Well done guys and thank you for spreading hope I grew up in a community where there were always people that gave to others and without you knowing you are making a huge difference❤️."

Betty Abrahams:

"May God bless you, youngsters, for sharing with the hungry. God Almighty will bless you abundantly ."

Earlier, Briefly News reported that We've probably said it before but will have to say it again, Mzansi is alive with possibilities! A post shared on Twitter by a young man with the handle @lindz_malindz shows how a creative local made use of an old file cabinet in the most creative of ways.

In the various images, someone who clearly knows how to think out of the box decided to use the old cabinet as a braai stand. In the draws of the cabinet that are filled with hot charcoal, are the meat and the vegetables that look as though they are being cooked to perfection in the funny contraption.

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"Only in South Africa," Bonginkosi captioned the snaps.

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