- A moving story about how a lady had her shop restocked by other store owners was posted on Twitter
- The once distraught woman lost her spaza shop to fire, but how the other spaza shop owners helped her touched many peeps online
- Tweeps said this was the South Africa they wanted their loved ones to live in, while others hailed the spaza owners as heroes
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A woman lost her spaza to a fire that burned through her stock, but what happened next amazed Mzansi. A story was shared on Twitter about how spaza shop owners from all over South Africa banded together to restock her spaza.
A snap of the damaged structure was shared showing how devastating the fire was. another pic gave peeps hope as the lady was pictured in front of her new stock with a smile on her face.
After reading the moving post on Twitter, people's faith in ubuntu was restored as they gave the spaza owners thumbs-up. Many say that this is the South Africa where they want to raise their families.
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Here are some of the comments:
"This is what we need as south Africans not violence and propaganda."
"Wow so heartwarming, many thanks to the spaza owners for lending a helping hand. Well done sister, keep going and growing."
".. yes .. yes .. and Yebo .. Thank you to everyone who supported and kept this dream alive but I LOVE seeing this kind of response .. Think i might manage a quick backflip.. ❤❤❤❤❤."
“Haibo, lol”: Spaza shop owner captures sweet moment tiny customer feels robbed
In another heartwarming story centred around a spaza shop, Briefly News reported that a young man was a hit on social media for his video after feeling he was robbed by a local spaza shop owner. The boy can be seen at a counter buying four sweets. However, the spaza shop owner, John, gives him five sweets.
The young man feels he is being taken for a ride and was not given what is due to him. He insists he wants four sweets and it seems he cannot count properly. The shop owner asks him to return the extra one and then he will get four. To his amazement, the young guy says he’s been robbed and demands his money back.
The man identified as Khulekani Khumalo headed to Facebook via the Black Spaza Shop Owners page to share this heartwarming story about how some peeps feel the customer is always right. On the other hand, some people seem to have first-hand experience regarding tiny customers.
Source: Briefly News