Sister grateful after waitress gets GHC540 tip, double the meal's value

Sister grateful after waitress gets GHC540 tip, double the meal's value

- Alungile Hlengwa is proud of her sister and fellow South Africans

- She shared a tip that her sister got as a waitress which was double the cost of the meal

- Social media users praised Alungile, her sister and the customer her tipped her R1 340

A proud sister took to social media to share her sibling's amazing story. Alungile Hlengwa share a receipt her sister had from work in the #ImStaying group on Facebook.

Her sister, Sidu, works as a waitress and the receipt shows that she received an enormous tip from a customer for her excellent service.

She got a GHC540 tip while the meal itself only cost GHC265, the tip was worth twice what the meal cost, she must have delivered some outstanding service.

Sister grateful after waitress gets R1 340 tip, double the meal value
Alungile Hlengwa posing with her friend Cebsile Ndlela, she is proud of her sister and fellow South Africans. Photo credit: Alungile Hlengwa
Source: UGC

Alungile sister is a qualified teacher but is waitressing as a side hustle until she can get a permanent position.

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Here is her full post:

"I'm simply staying because my younger sister who I'm proud of. Finished her teaching degree last year and is hustling because she hasn't gotten a permanent position yet. So she's working at a restaurant as a waitress and last night she posted this on her WhatsApp."
"Thank you South Africans for your generosity, those waiters/waitresses come from different backgrounds and they really need those jobs and appreciate every little tip♥️♥️#ImStaying."

Here are some reactions from Facebook users to the inspirational story:

Bongi Ka Phewa Ngcobo:

"Now we know when we go there to look out for Sidu with her great service♥️♥️."

Kallyn Govender:

"God bless the wonderful generous person who blessed you... Pray for him or her... We don't get such kind-hearted people anymore... Glad you were chosen and the lucky one ..."

Boniwe Philabonny Mbijekana:

"Wow that's great and for a change, it's a receiver who shows gratitude ."

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Earlier, reported that although 2020 was a difficult year for many across the globe it was also a year full of inspiration. People found their way in life, others started up their side hustles which, for some, turned into full-time jobs.

South Africans inspired each other with their stories of hard work and determination. Many tried their best to be a source of comfort to those that may need it, especially when their dreams fail.

South Africans have truly tried their best to do the most for each other by pushing up one another and inspiring with their own stories of struggle which turned into success. takes a look at some of the inspiring stories of 2020.

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