- David Sanei was inspired to challenge South Africa to a give out meals to random strangers on their birthdays in the #TakeOutChallenge
- He wanted to give back to the community and decided to gift 42 strangers meals, for each year he has celebrated
- He filmed himself handing out the meals to shocked and happy strangers, he hopes to inspire others to do the same on their birthdays
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David Sanei celebrated his birthday by giving back to his community. He turned 42 and to celebrate he gave 42 McDonalds meals out to random people.
He hoped that more people would be inspired by the idea and do the same for their next birthday.
David challenged the members of the #ImStaying group on Facebook to do the same, calling it the #TakeOutChallenge.
Here is the caption to his story:
"Not looking for a pat on the back. Just want to spread some inspiration, and maybe an idea for your next birthday. "
"Last Week I turned 42 last week. As a gift to myself I purchased 42 Macdonald’s meals to hand out to the less fortunate."
"42 lives changed"
"I challenge you to do the same. "
Here are some reactions to the post by Facebook users:
"This is a worthwhile challenge."
"Well done even though you not looking for the recognition you could start a revolution ✊"
Sine Majama Dlamini:
"Great gesture. I had a braai, made a beautiful meal and shared it with random people on the street."
"Bought 30 plates from a street vendor to celebrate 30 years of a blessed life. Not here for likes but to encourage everyone to give back the little you have."
He also put together a film of himself handing out meals to strangers on the street.
David wears many hats, he is a philanthropist, DJ, Producer and Marketer. His challenge has already been taken up by other South Africans. It is a positive gesture that helps those around us.
Earlier, it was reported that Treasure Thabede shared his story of starting his own restaurant selling food under the trees in his home town of Mkhondo in Mpumalanga. Seven years ago, Treasure started this endeavour.
In less than three months, Treasure will be relaunching his restaurant with a lounge. He says more than 30 unemployed people will now be employed by him. He named accountants, chefs and administrators as a few of those who will be employed.
Treasure's inspiring and powerful post got many people talking. He shared it to the #ImStaying group on Facebook.
In other news, a local woman recently headed to Facebook to share how helping people ended being a big blessing for her. Taking to Facebook's ImStaying, Ngonidzashe Chikwape Mudzamiri explained how she had made the decision to offer two elderly people a ride, one of whom was an old lady.
"I decided to stop. Put on my hazards, made a huge U-turn, it was pouring like nobody's business, cars were hooting, fast forward... Went outside took the lady's bag... Threw it in my car and I asked them to get into the car. The woman was like 'Haiii we are wet and muddy, we are going to make your car dirty', I said to them no worries."
Ngonidzashe then goes on to explain how the touched gogo was so taken aback by her kind-heartedness that she promised to pray that she may get a car as big as her heart. Which she soon did, much to her amazement.
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