Isaac was robbed and his phone taken, as an Uber driver, this meant he was unable to work and care for his son who was diagnosed with bad epilepsy.


Johannesburg, South Africa – Isaac is an inspiration; he has provided for his family by driving people and deliveries around. Isaac’s son has bad epilepsy which prevents him from being able to walk or talk. Both Isaac and his wife do everything to provide the best life for their son.

When Uber launched, Isaac joined the app and started making good money. His wife works as a domestic worker, so they have to work hard to make ends meet. When Isaac was robbed of his phone, his only means of working for Uber, he was left feeling despondent. He sat at home for two months, unable to work to provide for the family.

“Isaac is a lovely gentleman who has worked as a driver for 7 years, first at Blue Ribbon and more recently for Uber. His wife is a domestic worker and they are trying to make an honest living. Their son of 11 is a severe epileptic who cannot walk, talk or feed himself. He is in nappies and cries a lot, unable to express himself.”

The Angel Network hear Isaac’s story and reached out to their supporters for assistance. They asked if anyone could donate a secondhand Android phone so that Isaac could get back on the road. A gentleman by the name of Jason Band donated a brand new phone to Issac within two days of the plea.

Now Isaac has the means to get back to work. The feel-good vibes don’t stop there, the Angel Network would like to help Isaac with even more private driving jobs as those pay far better and will help the family even more.

“We would love to be able to find Isaac a job as a driver. He has a valid code 10 license. To contact him, call +27 79 969 9428. Thank you again Jason Band and Arbalest for the donation of a brand new cell phone to assist Isaac to get work.”

The Angel Network works to touch as many lives as possible, but they couldn’t do any of it without their community of supporters. If you would like to be one of those supporters, you can join their Facebook page here and their group here.

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