- A woman recently shared how she had asked for sanitary pads on her birthday from her loved ones
- After getting many pads as gifts, she spent the day handing them out to less fortunate young women in the neighbourhood
- The post was warmly received by Facebookers, many of them commending her in the comments section
A young lady recently used her birthday to help make society a better place. Taking to Facebook's ImStaying group, Phumzile Nxumalo shared how she had asked her loved ones to gift her with sanitary pads as opposed to the usual birthday gifts.
"On the 30th of November I celebrated my birthday. So I asked for sanitary pads as gifts. And I managed to get 150 packets of sanitary pads on the day. Yesterday I was handing them out in style in my community, we had snacks and raffle prizes, 40 girls showed up.
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"Thanks to everyone that donated and made this to be possible for me and the girls. Anyway it was the best day of my life so for that, that's why #ImStaying."
Stayers commended her for her kind gesture. Read their comments below.
Lizaan Verster said:
"My friend you're such a blessing and inspiration, I love you."
Muatha Lewis said:
"Keep up the good work, we need more people like you."
Nomndeni Zulu said:
"Oh wow girl, may God bless you abundantly."
Julie Womack said:
"Well done, what an excellent idea and I’m sure your birthday was celebrated by all who blesses you abundantly. You reap what you sow, so expect more blessings."
In other news, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving in Kano state has put a smile on a corn seller's face in Kaduna after buying her an umbrella and gifting her cash.
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The tweep with the handle @FotoNugget took to the social media platform to share pictures of himself and the woman with her new umbrella.
According to @FotoNugget, two Good Samaritans sent N20,000 to him after writing about the woman. He said he bought the umbrella with N10k and gave the woman the remaining N10k.
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