Ben Trovato
5 minute read
5 Jun 2019
12:24 am

When even a flash in the car park can’t get a #GoFundMe

Ben Trovato

If I do help you and you feel the need to reward me, please don't start a crowdfunding campaign. Just buy me a beer.

I felt inspired by the story of the Shell garage attendant who gave a young white woman a hundred rand's worth of petrol out of his own pocket when she was low on fuel and had no cash on her. But I was even more inspired when I read that the crowdfunding campaign she started for him had raked in almost half a million rand. I was so inspired that I spent the last few days approaching young women who looked as if they needed something. I won't go into too much detail because there might be a lawsuit or...