Uber driver crowdfunding for kind doctor

A Cape Town Uber driver Samy Bala has started a crowdfunding page, aiming to raise R1 million for a doctor who made news because he only charges patients what they can afford.

Bloemfontein doctor Dr Paulo De Valdeleiros only graduated at 51-years-old, says Bala, and chose to dedicate his life to helping others.

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Kieno Kammies chats to 30-year-old Bala, who hails from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and lives in Parklands.

It takes time and effort to become a medical doctor, and for him to sacrifice all of this just to change other people's lives I thought this must be an angel, it is out of the ordinary.

Samy Bala, Uber driver

Click on the Backabuddy link here to donate.

Listen to the inspirational interview below:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Uber driver crowdfunding for kind doctor


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