- A local woman has shared a picture of her neighbour helping her son with some homework during the lockdown
- The picture, which was posted by Reneilwe Maenetja in Facebook group #I'mStaying, was accompanied by a thank-you message to the kind elderly neighbour
- Many Facebookers were touched by the heartwarming post and joined Reneilwe in thanking the tannie for her kindness
The coronavirus has wreaked havoc in nearly every aspect of all of our lives. Unfortunately, school kids were not left unaffected by the pandemic, having had to take long breaks from their classrooms over the last few months.
Thankfully though many amazing people have taken it upon themselves to try and ease the burden of the coronavirus pandemic by doing all sorts of good deeds in the lives of others.
One such person is a kind old lady, Tannie Ingrid, who had taken to helping her neighbours' son with his Afrikaans homework - something she herself was unfortunately not good at. In a Facebook post, Reneilwe Maenetja shared that her neighbour had been assisting her son since he started school and her boy is now in Grade 3.
"Today, I found myself reflecting about how Tannie Ingrid, my neighbour, has actively taken the role of helping my son with his school work. During lockdown, they would sit by the fence, she would help him with the school work.
"My son is in Afrikaans medium and my Afrikaans is not that good. He is now in Graad 3, she has been doing this since he started school. Every single day, she dedicates time to ensure that his school work is done. #ImStaying because life has taught me that race is not a barrier. Ek waardeer alles jy doen vir my seuntjie."
Her heartfelt thank-you message received tons of comments from stayers who also wished to thank Tannie Ingrid for her kindness and reflect on how far people are willing to go to touch the lives of others. Here are some of their comments.
Tsholofelo Mosala said:
"Wow super awesome... God bless you Mme Ingrid."
Chanell Roberts wrote:
"Beautiful beyond words."
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