Businessman buys groceries for the less fortunate, inspires many

Businessman buys groceries for the less fortunate, inspires many

- Collen Mashawana has once again opened his heart and wallet to the needy

- The Afribiz owner celebrated Easter Friday by handing out food and other goods to people in an informal settlement

- Mashawana's kindness was applauded online and people were inspired

Collen Mashawana has made a contribution towards the fight against the coronavirus. The entrepreneur handed out food, blankets and protective masks - among other things - to over 300 families in the Bekezela Informal Settlement on Friday, April 10.

Taking to social media last week, Mashawana gushed about giving back to the community and he prayed for South Africans during these hard times.

He captioned the photos:

"Looking forward to spending Easter Friday with the community of Bekezela Informal Settlement. we will donate food parcels, blankets, clothes and protective masks to over 300 families. May God be with you and protect you during these trying times. #collenmashawanafoundation."

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Take a look at Mashawana's post below:

South Africans applauded Mashawana's kindness and his story was even shared on the #ImStaying Facebook page.

Philippa van Niekerk commented: "What an amazing man. Thank you."

Reakeatswe Baloyi said: "May God bless you in each and everything you do. Much respect for you."

Elijah Dan Maseko wrote: "Well done my brother, I am proud of you."

Matha Khawula added: "May you be blessed abundantly."

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that on Saturday, April 4, the Irene Village Mall in Centurion, Gauteng shared an inspiring story that proved once again that South Africans can stand together in tough times.

A father, Joseph, arrived at the mall to buy baby clothes for his newborn child. However, because of the lockdown, he could not buy clothes or a blanket and broke down in tears in Pick 'n Pay.

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His cries for help did not fall on deaf ears and the staff at the PnP decided to bless him. The post read: "Not only did the team come together for some essentials but they all undertook to donate baby clothing to Joseph in his time of need from their own homes." ( -> We have upgraded to serve you better

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