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Netizens raise KSh 1.3 M for 89-year-old pizza delivery man

A section of social media users recently warmed warmed the hearts of many after raising a whopping KSh 1.3 million to an elderly pizza supplier.

According toa report by Understanding Compassion, Derlin Newey, 89, has been delivering pizza as his only source of income and works at least 30 hours weekly.

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One of his customers, Carlos Valdez, said the difference between the 89-year-old and other deliverymen is that he always meet his customers with a warm smile.

The report informed that every time the pizza supplier would came to his house, he would record him with his security camera and when he shared the videos on Tik Tok, netizens wondered why he was doing pizza delivery at that age.

A paybill account towards his fundraising was set up, and people donated until the money accumulated to KSh 1.3 million.

“This couldn’t have gone any better. He needed this. I’m just glad we could help him. We just need to treat people with kindness and respect the way he does. He stole our hearts,” Valdez said.

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@trangdxo: Are you guys still taking donations to him? The holidays are just around the corner and i am sure he could use a little extra money as his pocket money! If not for gifts then for fuel or cooking something

@empresslyglam: This is so amazing

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@pedrosacheti: That was one of the most incredible things that I have seen in the past few days. Thank you for that. Hugs from Brazil, God bless you

@hayleylouiserobinson: You guys are awesome

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