Young Nigerian Lady Gifts Shoes to Poor 7-Year-Old Boy who Wore Nylon-Tied Sandals to School

Young Nigerian Lady Gifts Shoes to Poor 7-Year-Old Boy who Wore Nylon-Tied Sandals to School

  • A kindhearted woman has stunned a 7-year-old pupil who walked to school wearing nylon-tied sandals
  • The Nigerian lady, Osarugue Solomon, who had watched the boy got him a pair of shoes and extended the gesture to others in the school having a similar problem
  • Osarugue who interviewed the school kid gathered that he lived with his old grandmother who couldn't afford him nice footwear as she lacked the financial wherewithal

A Nigerian lady has impacted the lives of school kids in a beautiful manner.

Osarugue Solomon, whose LinkedIn profile indicated that she is an educator, had first surprised a young schoolboy with a gift.

Poor boy who wore nylon-tied sandals to school gifted new shoes by young lady
The young boy lived with his old grandmother Photo Credit: LinkedIn/Osarugue Solomon
Source: UGC

She got him a pair of shoes as the 7-year-old Lagos pupil walked in nylon-tied sandals to school every day.

The lad reveals why he wears nylon-tied sandals to school

According to her, the lad revealed that he resides with his old grandmother who couldn't afford nice sandals, forcing him to wear something a neighbour dumped in the bin.

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The kindhearted lady also identified pupils who have the same footwear problems and replaced them with shoes.

On why she offered help, she wrote on LinkedIn:

"I believe Children can learn well if their primary basic needs are met.
"To me, I am just being a channel and hope for others to get inspired.
"According to a Wise saying, 'It is not about how much you have, but your heart to add.
"This is my journey and I am so excited about it."

Lady gifts shoes to students who walked barefooted to school

Meanwhile, it was previously reported that a Nigerian lady had got shoes for poor students who go to school barefooted.

Speaking about the work her NGO does on Twitter, she said:

“We normally give out 50 Uniforms and 50 sandals to selected pupils with bad uniforms and those without shoes. I later increased the number to 70 due to large number of children without shoes in all the schools.”

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In her words:

"What I did during my break time yesterday. There are so many of them who attend classes without shoes . They trek miles barefooted. Light up a life."

According to Abimbola, giving makes her fulfilled and she derives inexplicable happiness going the extra mile to make the pupils happy.


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