- BI Phakathi went undercover as a homeless person and surprised people by handing them money
- Many people refused to take money from a homeless person and said that he needed it more than him
- However, a few people were truly desperate and BI helped them in a way that they never expected
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BI Phakathi, South Africa's faceless philanthropist went undercover as a homeless person to test people's reactions.
Dressed like a homeless person, he went door to door in a poor area and offered people money. He recorded the operation and uploaded the video to Facebook.
At first, he asked for a glass of water. He then repaid people's kindness with hundreds of rands. However, despite being obviously poor, people refused to take his money.
They were more concerned for BI and that he might need the money. One homeless man was completely shocked when BI gave him R200 and a further R500.
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He asked, "How can I take from you if you are homeless."
The touching video got almost 400 000 views with thousands of comments.
Social media users took to the internet in reaction to the amazing video
"This is what I want to do.. one day soon. In Jesus mighty name."
"The uncle that closed his eyes & randomly select any note aimed straight to the R200 nah fam This is a good social experiment big up BI. I learnt something from it God bless ❤️."
Deidre Nicole Williams:
"Wow, the attitude of that guy and the name he gave so disrespectful. Bless you, BI you do so much good and don't deserve it."
Good Samaritans surprise homeless man with fully equipped food truck: “His life changed”
Earlier, Briefly News reported that a homeless man saw his life change in just five days after well-wishers helped him make his dreams come true.
A crew in the US, led by a man named Charles, are famous for helping change people's lives with donations gained from netizens online.
A homeless man only identified as Tony bumped into the crew's van while walking in the streets, and he revealed that his dream is to have a food truck.