South Africans and other internet users have applauded a kind man who uses his time to carry kids over a river to keep them safe and dry.
On Monday, social media user Quinton Ngoato shared an inspiring photo of a man named Lazarus Reason Phiri.
Phiri was photographed carrying a school child over a stream in the early hours of the morning .
Ngoato revealed Phiri helps learners from Mathibela Village to cross over to school. Legit.ng learned that it is not Phiri's job and he does it out of the kindness of his heart.
Phiri wakes up early, puts on his coat and helps the kids across the river.
The caption of Ngoato's post reads: "Mr Phiri Helping Learners from Mathibela Village to cross over to School.
This is not his Job but due to kindness Humanity He woke up Very Early got his Rain Coat on to help Children to Cross over this River so they can go to School."
Take a look at a screenshot of the post below:
Social media users hailed Phiri a hero and they sang his praises in the comment section.
Ameeth Gunpath commented:
"Hats off to you for your efforts in ensuring kids cross the river safely."
Kgalalelo Lelo Entshitse wrote:
"Thank you for your bravery and kindness. I pray God bless you throughout your life."
Crystal Fuller added:
"Such a brave, kind-hearted gesture."
Mavi Nwana Nyakane said:
"He is doing such a great job, big up man."
In other news, Legit.ng reported that a kind man gifted a family a house after they had been living in a shack for 30 years.
Afribiz businessman Collen Mashawana has once again helped a struggling family. On Friday, February 7, Mashawana took to Facebook to share photos of the new house he and Afribiz gifted to the Mashala family.
The businessman revealed the family had been living in a shack for almost 30 years.
He wrote online: "For almost 3 decades the Mashala family has stayed in a dilapidated shack. The family particularly drew the attention of the Mpumalanga Premier’s office due to the shack being erected within a 100 year flood line which poses a life threat to the family."
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