Old Man Who Moulds Blocks Gets R300K in Donations to Take Him to Hospital

Old Man Who Moulds Blocks Gets R300K in Donations to Take Him to Hospital

  • An old man who was spotted working hard under the sun has been blessed with a huge amount of money by kind Nigerians
  • A post on X disclosed that hundreds and thousands of rand had been raised for the man who was moulding blocks despite his age
  • The man was spotted working in a bent position, suggesting that he might have a back pain problem but still worked with it

Luck has smiled on a Nigerian man and his wife as kind people have blessed them with money.

A social media post by Ajewole Esq stated that more than R300K has been raised for the man and his wife.

Man receives N17 million donation.
The man was seen moulding blocks and kind people donated money to him. Image: @0oni0fife
Source: UGC

Man receives donations

It all started when a video showed the man working under harsh conditions despite his old age.

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Many people who saw the video by Ajewole Esq pitied him because he was moulding blocks while standing in a bent position. From the way he walked and his posture, many people reasoned that he must have a back problem.

The latest information posted by Ajewole stated that the man and his wife had been taken to the hospital for a medical check-up.

Ajewole stated:

"17m+ raised. He and his LOML undergoing medical checkups. Thank you all for everything. God bless every hand that made this possible."

See the post below:

Reactions as people raise money for bricklayer

@LifeOfNapaul said:

"I’m 100% sure he is using waste pain to do this."

@Oli_Afunwa commented:

"There are many men suffering like this man. They are everywhere, young and old. Look around; you’ll see men suffering. We don’t have to support only the ones whose sufferings surface on social media."

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@Abigailsam18 commented:

"These are the kinds of people that we should be crowdfunding for once in a while."

@Kendy__x commented:

"His wife is so pretty. God bless you."

@Ayoflagos8 reacted:

"Marry a good partner, ooo. E get why. Imagine wetin both of them don pass through and the woman no leave."

Donations pour in for poor high school boy

Briefly News previously reported that South Africans bought clothes, food and electricity for a struggling Limpopo boy who boiled his water with fire to go to school.

The young man's neighbour shared a passionate plea on TikTok and cried for the nation to help the teenager who struggled each morning.

@rishilescraftyshoes posted the viral video, which trended at over 600K. The video left many South Africans chopping onions and moved to help the young man.

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