Coronavirus: Granny spends 84th birthday making 526 masks for the poor
- A man, Braam Botha, took to the #ImStaying Facebook page to gush about his grandmother
- Botha revealed that his granny turned 84 years old on Saturday, April 11
- The granny celebrated the birthday by making masks for the poor, homeless and underprivileged in Mzansi
On Saturday, a man, Braam Botha, inspired South Africans with his social media post. He revealed his grandmother celebrated her 84th birthday on that day.
Botha posted snaps of his granny, who had a cake for the celebration. However, instead of relaxing and enjoying a slice of the cute pink cake, she used her time to make masks for South Africans.
He captioned his post:
"Today is my grandmother's 84th birthday. She has made 526 masks (for the poor, homeless and the underprivileged) since the outbreak in SA. I would like to show her how many people liked this post. Stay home stay safe."
Take a look at his Facebook post below:
The post gathered thousands of reactions on the Facebook page and South Africans were touched by the granny's efforts to protect those who can't protect themselves.
Parsha Mokhaneli Sibugodi commented:
"Thank you very much for helping with the masks."
Hayley Bryson added:
"What an inspiration. Thanks for blessing others... Birthday blessings to you."
Michelle Sachs wrote:
"Happy birthday and thank you! May you be blessed!"
Beryl Frazer said:
"Happy 84th birthday lovely lady. May God bless you and keep you strong. Thanks for helping out with the masks."
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In other news, a Nigerian lady identified as Olusola Ukaegbu has taken to her LinkedIn page to celebrate her 60-year-old landlady who works as a cleaner in a hospital.
Olusola said her landlady who goes by the name Norma Ritters said she would not let the fear of coronavirus stop her from going to work.
When Olusola told her landlady to be careful and take care of herself because of age and coronavirus, the woman responded: "If I stop going to work because of fear, a new epidemic will start, just keep praying for us."
Olusola called on people to appreciate her landlady and all non-essential workers around the world who are working to ensure a cleaner environment for everyone.
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