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It was an unusual approach but one that should inspire goodwill among other South Africans.
A young lawyer, Godfrey Machimana, this week asked this newspaper to link him up with a destitute child to fund his or her education. Sowetan alerted him to the plight of eight-year-old Jennifer Mokoena, who lives with her 13-year-old brother, Bongani, at Magagula informal settlement in Ekurhuleni.
Machimana bought the child school stationery and promised to contribute a further R1500 every month towards her education and groceries.
Here is a rare example of philanthropy and ubuntu by a young professional whose actions should be emulated by all people of means.