On Monday, Quinton Ngoato , a social media user, shared an inspiring photo of a man named Lazarus Reason Phiri who was photographed carrying a school child across a stream in the early hours of the morning .
According to Ngoato, Phiri helps learners from Mathibela Village to cross over to school. Although, it is not Phiri’s job but he does it out of the kindness of his heart.
He wakes up early, puts on his coat and helps the kids across the river.
Here is the caption of Ngoato’s post: “Mr Phiri Helping Learners from Mathibela Village to cross over to School. This is not his Job but due to kindness Humanity He woke up Very Early got his Rain Coat on to help Children to Cross over this River so they can go to School.”
See screenshot of the post below;
Social media users have hailed Phiri a hero and they sang his praises in the comment section.
Ameeth Gunpath commented: “Hats off to you for your efforts in ensuring kids cross the river safely.”
Kgalalelo Lelo Entshitse wrote: “Thank you for your bravery and kindness. I pray God bless you throughout your life.”
Crystal Fuller added: “Such a brave, kind-hearted gesture.”
Mavi Nwana Nyakane said: “He is doing such a great job, big up man.”