Kind taxi driver pays poor woman's fare, inspires many

Kind taxi driver pays poor woman's fare, inspires many

- A stunning young lady shared her story about a taxi driver paying for her fare when she had no money

- Nommvula Nhlapo says she'd been hitchhiking to and from her new job but could not get a lift one day

- The woman approached a taxi driver and after some explanations, he told her to get into a taxi and then paid her fare

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A lovely young lady shared an inspiring story about a taxi driver. Nomvula Mayibongwe Nhlapo took to the #ImStaying group on Facebook to talk about a taxi driver who paid her fare when she had no money.

Nomvula said she just started a new job in Kempton Park after being unemployed for a while. She added that she had been hitchhiking to and from work for over a week. She struggled to find a ride home at her usual spot and decided to go to a nearby taxi rank.

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There she sussed out a taxi driver who had the "friendliest demeanour". She then approached him and explained her situation to him. He responded with "OK mntanami get inside the taxi" before taking cash from his pocket to pay another taxi driver.

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This young lady shared her experience with a kind taxi driver who paid for her fare. Source: Nomvula Mayibongwe Nhlapo / Facebook and Getty Images
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Her post partly read:

"If you normally use public transport, taxis to be specific, then you know never to mess with a taxi driver. So I've just started a new job in Kempton Park after being unemployed for a long time, so I've been hitchhiking to and from work since last week. So today I couldn't get a ride home from my usual spot so after standing there an hour and a half I decided to go to the rank and try my luck.
"As scared as I was I looked for a taxi driver who had the friendliest demeanour and I approached him and explained my situation to him that I had no money to return home he looked at me and said "OK mntanami get inside the taxi", he took cash from his pocket and paid the driver of the taxi that I was in."

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Stayers loved her inspirational story and took to the comments section to share their thoughts.

Zane Howes wrote:

"Good man. Thank you. Blessings to him and to you young lady."

Beryl Theron said:

"Very kind gesture. We have more good people in this country than bad."

Bonolo Moloro commented:

"Taxi drivers are taking the top spot this week. Blessed are those who understand business and customer services."

Sthabiso Sthabiso added:

"You made my day. Nice to see there are still good people in our lives."

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Ijiomah took to his Facebook page to share his encounter with the groundnut seller who approached him for patronage.

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