“So Much More Than Just A Job”: Teacher Shares Note She Got From Student Asking For Food

“So Much More Than Just A Job”: Teacher Shares Note She Got From Student Asking For Food

  • A teacher received a note from one of her students who asked her for something to eat
  • After filling their tummies, the student sent another message to the teacher to thank her for her kindness
  • The interaction between the teacher and her pupil warmed the hearts of many social media users, some who could relate
Teacher receives note from student asking for food.
A teacher helped a student in need when they sent her a note asking for food. Images: @tavia_daniels
Source: UGC

A young teacher shared on social media that she received a note from one of her students asking for food.

Tavia Daniels, who uses the handle @tavia_daniels on TikTok, shared a picture of the note she received on the popular video-sharing app. On a scrap piece of paper, the student wrote the following:

"Hi, Miss! Does Miss have anything to eat there, please?"

Tavia likely made a plan and gave the child something to eat, as the following picture in the TikTok post showed a WhatsApp message from the student thanking their teacher for giving them bread.

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The young educator said of her post:

"It's so much more than just a job."

Take a look at the pictures of the student's messages below:

A student asked for food and thanked their teacher for the bread they received.
After asking for something to eat, the student thanked their teacher for the bread they received. Images: @tavia_daniels
Source: TikTok

Student's note breaks SA's hearts

The video reached many people who felt for the student and commended the woman for her giving nature.

@caronkara applauded Tavia:

"The things we take for granted. God bless you in abundance."

Fellow teacher @liezelflanagan_xoxo wrote:

"Great job. This made me realise that I’m glad my learners have no shame and will ask no matter who’s watching or listening. I already know to take more bread to school."

When @shelina_says shared that their heart sank after seeing the messages, Tavia responded:

"The crazy thing is that this is not the only learner who asks. My heart hurts every day for them."

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@aasiyah05 shared in the comments:

"This is so wholesome."

Tavia thanked netizens for their love and support and shared her plans to help her pupils:

"Later this year, I will also be doing a sanitary pad drive, as many of the girls do not have access to pads at home. Please keep a lookout on my page."

Teacher rejoices after meeting former student

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that the reaction of a Ghanaian teacher after meeting a former student in town left many people in awe.

The video, which YEN.com.gh sighted on the TikTok page of @official_freeman2, showed the adorable moment the teacher was heard telling a friend that the young soldier was his former student.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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