A single mother who was struggling to pay her bills got the surprise of her life, when hundreds stepped up to show her compassion.
Mother-of-two, Thabisa Xhelithole from South Africa took to Twitter to ask people to send her 70 cents to pay her electricity bill, she works six days a week to take care of her family, but still cannot make ends meet.
— Thabisa Xhelithole (@Moms_of_LiLith) June 16, 2019
When this single mother, 33, was forced to pay her son’s school fees, she was left with nothing for her electricity bill and posted a photo of her home electricity meter at zero and requested if anyone could send her R10 ($0.69) to her account.
I have no words to express the love that people from all walks have shown me
I will keep everyone posted with the extra miles that I was also blessed.
May God bless you all pic.twitter.com/nI5CWpRuyb
— Thabisa Xhelithole (@Moms_of_LiLith) June 17, 2019
People responded and Xhelithole received more than double the amount, she says she even received money from as far as Canada. After receiving money fro a week, she posted a photo on her Twitter of her electricity meter with more than R4000 worth of electricity.
— Thabisa Xhelithole (@Moms_of_LiLith) June 24, 2019
Watch the emotional interview below.
— Thabisa Xhelithole (@Moms_of_LiLith) June 19, 2019
Thanks to the power of social media, this struggling mother got the much needed support and compassion, she required in this grueling situation.