A man in a red car drove through a petrol station, stopping to chat to the attendant and then handed each of them R100 before driving off.


Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal – Security cameras don’t only catch the bad guys in action; they also capture all the best moments when nobody else is looking. We often see videos from security cameras showing the worst so seeing videos like this, really gives us hope.

Bronwen Harrison told us about the random act of kindness that was caught on camera at her brother-in-law’s petrol station, Midlands Motors in Ladysmith. She said a man driving a red car pulled in and left a number of petrol attendants completely speechless but feeling grateful.

“This morning at my brother in laws petrol station someone in a red polo pulled up and handed each petrol attendant R100. No strings attached. They were left quite shocked but extremely grateful for his generosity.” – Bronwen Harrison

Alan Smith found out about the good deed and quickly went back to look at the cameras. He then filmed the encounter on his phone so that he could share it with South Africa!

There is no additional information about the driver and that is what makes videos like this one so heartwarming. It was a pure act of kindness with no other intentions.

We need to celebrate people like this every day. Even though this act of kindness was done quietly, we love celebrating every act we see and should constantly shout about them. So keep on spreading the good news, the random acts of kindness and the good deeds.

Every moment has the opportunity to restore someone’s faith in humanity, give them hope for more. It is more critical now than ever before to stay above the mainstream media onslaught.

Take a look at the random act of kindness below:

Some early morning kindness

Posted by Jess Smith on Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Sources: Supplied
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  1. Hi i am a resident of ladysmith and I am truly blessed and proud to have a fellow neighbour, friend and possibly a colleague show such generosity. These are the type of people who actually gives us that lovely assurance that there is so much of good in our dark and fading world.

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