- A Nigerian lady got many people's reactions when she made a video of a boy, Jonathan, learning the art of tiling
- Realising that the boy's parents are poor, the lady went on a mission to crowdfund for his education as Nigerians showed interest
- While having a conversation with the teenager, she made him understand he can always combine school with his work
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A Nigerian lady, @bossit_, was amazed when she saw a very young boy, Jonathan, working as a tiling labourer in her compound. She filmed him secretly to show her followers.
Days after the initial video gathered reactions, the lady properly spoke to the boy, asking some personal questions about his family.
Jonathan who said he is 14 years old revealed that he is an apprentice to a tiler. When the lady asked him if he would love anything for Christmas, he was too shy to make a request.
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The lady then asked if he would love to be sponsored to school, and he replied yes. She promised to crowdfund for him.
Watch her video below:
onebeat.com.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"In 10 years time this boy will be a great man."
"When you're ready let us know how we can support him to get back to school possibly next year."
"I'll like to do Christmas for him too, I don't know how to do it. so sad he has to do this to survive but I can see a billionaire here."
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Quin juliet said:
"See fine boy Omo poverty can turn someone to another thing mehn."
"How can i support him? This boy will be great in future. May almighty God bless him."
Boy working on site sheds tears
Meanwhile, onebeat.com.ng earlier reported that a video showing a Nigerian boy working on a construction site and crying got the attention of many people online.
In his work overall, the boy approached the camera, trying to wipe his tears. People wondered what could be wrong with him.
There were Nigerians who said that the boy is courageous as he is already working hard to make ends meet at a young age. Some narrated how they went through the same situation years ago.