- A young social media user brought Mzansi together to assist with raising funds for a teenager's traditional circumcision ceremony
- Lona Bawuti received a DM from the young man's cousin, pleading for help, and boy did she come through
- In 48 hours, Lona managed to raise over R70 000 for the boy's traditional ceremony and Saffas could not be more proud
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After receiving a DM from the cousin of a kid in need, Lona Bawuti made it her mission to ensure he is helped. An unidentified young man shared a post about his young cousin who lost both his parents and requires financial assistance to attend a circumcision ceremony. He wrote:
"My cousin wants to get circumcised in December but his parents died. He stays with granny who depends on pension. Now he wants help. He asked me to write this on his behalf because he fears people will laugh at him. He wants to buy two goats for the traditional ceremony."
Recent social media posts show that Lona has managed to raise over R70 000 for the young man so far. What an amazing world we live in!
#LonalinamandlaBawuti is trending on Twitter as netizens keep their followers updated on the money being raised for the young man's traditional ceremony. Take a look at one of the most recent posts below:
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Below are some of the other posts thanking Lona and Mzansi for raising the funds:
"#LonalinamandlaBawuti is a whole queen. What she did is way too much."
"She's a damn Goddess, Lona has raised up to R50 000+ for umgidi of a young boy from eQonce doing matric who's got nothing but a trying grandmother."
"Indeed it takes a village. This is amazing Lona #LonalinamandlaBawuti #DonationsZikaBoy you’re doing a wonderful job @Lona047 God will bless you."
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"I follow Lona on Facebook and she is always helping people but wow, this is really beyond me... I'm such an emotional wreck right now. May God bless her."
"This is so so beautiful. #LonalinamandlaBawuti"
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