Petrol attendant pays for fuel to make sure woman gets home safely... restores faith in all South Africans!
Photo Cred: Monet van Deventer Facebook

This is what humanity is about… this is the real South Africa!


Cape Town, South Africa – Nkhosikho Mbele is a petrol attendant at a filling station on the N2, a national route in South Africa that runs from Cape Town through Port Elizabeth, East London and Durban to Ermelo.

Monet van Deventer pulled into the filling station he works in, to get some petrol when she realised she didn’t have her bank card or money to pay.

“Early this morning while en-route to Cape Town, I stopped at a petrol station to fill my car. Before I asked the person to fill my car – I had this feeling that I might have forgotten my bank card at home.

While I was looking for my card, a conscientious young man began to clean my windows. After the search, I told him I couldn’t find my card and unfortunately wouldn’t be able to pay for petrol.”

What happened next has gone viral, and inspired everyone that has seen it!

He said to me: “You can’t run out of petrol on the N2. I’ll give you R100, and then you can just bring back my R100 whenever you’re here again.”

Without even being able to answer, he started to fill my car with R100 petrol, and he paid with his own card.”

He didn’t ask for her name or her number – he just said that she had to drive safely.

“When I returned later to give him the money, I asked him what made him help me and how could he trust that I would return the money?

He answered me by saying: “Ma’am I am a believer!”

Monet shared the story to her Facebook, and even though Nkosikho was just doing what is good and right, he has inspired all South Africans in the process!

“Thank you, Nkosikho, for your lovely heart. You gave me hope today for our country. May Jesus Bless your Life Abundantly!”

Share this story if it has restored your hope in South Africa as well!

Sources: Facebook 
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