A school has honoured its cleaning staff by presenting them with hampers and gift vouchers at their annual awards ceremony.
The workers also received a standing ovation from both parents and teaching staff. Nosipho Kweta shared the heart-warming story on the #ImStaying Facebook group. She shared pictures from the event along with the caption:
"Today I attended my kids school awards. During the awards the school also honoured their workers by presenting them with hampers and gift vouchers donated by parents and staff. The workers received standing ovation"
Social media users were impressed by the gesture shown from the school. Appreciating staff who is often overlooked touched the hearts of many in Mzansi. Facebook user Meagan Carly Snuggs said:
"What a fantastic gesture"
Karin Hendricks said:
"Very good gesture. Can't help to notice though who the workers are and who the teachers are. And in work uniform. Could have let them dress up as well. So much still to be done in our country"
Alke Kruger said:
"Love it. Unsung heroes in school environment. So glad to see this recognition"
Teboho Malia said:
"The school must be applauded well done"
Maropeng Mototompedi said:
"Awesome. But I feel a bit sad ,the way they look it's like they feel they dont deserve it, or they dont believe it. No happiness in their faces"
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported the touching story of a waitress, Adrianna Edwards, who found favour in a kind-hearted couple recently.
According to reports, Edwards resumed her job as normal on a particular day when a couple walked into her restaurant to be served. After attending to the couple, Edwards got to share a bit of her story in which she revealed that she walks 14 miles daily to work.
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