Netizens Nagkaisa para tulungan si Tatay sa Pagtitinda ng Okra na Nakatira Lang sa Tricycle sa Bangketa
Many Filipinos even in their old age continue to work hard just to support their families. Despite the difficulties and sometimes not owning a place, they still insist on selling on the sidewalk just to make money every day.
A hardworking 69-year-old man caught the attention of netizens when he posted on social media shared by the Bulacan Eats page. According to their post, they called on netizens for support near the area where the elder sells.
This is a great help to the elderly man named Octavio Padre Juan especially since they have no place.
Their tricycle parked on the sidewalk also serves as their home. This father also takes care of his wife in a wheelchair. He boast that their is a two-storey and he was sleeping on the upper part.Even though they sell for 24 hours on the sidewalk, they sometimes move out of position since they do not have a permanent position. They can sometimes be seen at Mcdo or Jollibee Pulilan Crossing, sometimes in the Robinsons terminal area especially when it is raining.
After the post went viral, many netizen help the couple. They bought the old mans okra. And in the days that followed, other vegetables were sold such as onion, eggplant and squash.
Marami ring nagpatunay na talagang masipag sa pagtitinda si Tatay Octavio at napakabait pa niya. Narito naman ang ilang mga komento ng mga netizens tungkol dito..