Photo Credit: The Angel Network - Supplied

Samuel Nonyane was seen carrying his three-week-old twins through the mall; a woman asked where his wife was and learned a heartbreaking tale.


Johannesburg, South Africa (20 February 2020) – Welcoming a new life into the world is an incredible blessing but pairing that with the heartbreak of losing your wife in the process must be devastating! This is how the community of Featherbrook are working to help a father and his new-born, twins after his wife passed away during childbirth.

Samuel Nonyane was seen walking with his three-week-old girls and his two young boys. When stopped and asked if everything was ok, Samuel explained his heartbreaking situation. During the birth of his twin girls, his wife passed.

Update: Widower caring for twin girls, overcome with emotion as thousands raised to support them

He explained that the doctors had failed to notice twins and ended up performing multiple surgeries to save the lives of the girls. Samuel’s wife started bleeding uncontrollably and passed away due to excessive blood loss. In one moment he lost the love of his life and became a single father to four children.

He was devastated by the loss of his wife but has had to soldier on to care for his family. Touched by this, the woman reached out to her community, asking that everyone assist Samuel in coping with this new life.

“I know life is tough for all of us and even tougher for this single father, and I hereby request you to please open your hearts to this young man, family, by donating anything that could be of assistance to them ie: clothes for the siblings, lots of nappies, baby food, milk, pram, carrycots, toys, money in order to buy whatever is necessary to support the family, etc.”

The Angel Network heard of Samuel’s plight and have set up a campaign to assist him. They are raising funds to support him financially as well as collecting baby supplies for the girls. The charity will ensure all donations and funds are used to make life as easy as possible for the family.

They ask anyone wanting to send in donations, to Whatsapp your name and number to (083) 777-1621 to find out where the closest drop off point is to your location.

Anyone wanting to make a financial donation, you can find the banking details below and for more information, contact the charity via Facebook here.

The Angel Network
6272 6312 391
Code 250655
Ref Samuel

Sources: Facebook
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