Chalking it up to honesty

2015-06-23 06:00

This morning my wife and I did shopping at the Ottery Makro store and some of the items we bought were one large and one small blackboard.

With these two blackboards we also bought two boxes of Teddy blackboard colour chalk. We paid and proceeded after the security check to our car outside right opposite the people selling boerewors rolls.

At our car a car guard called Africa and my wife packed the items in the car. After they finished I reversed out and drove off when the car guard called me and in his hand was a packet of Teddy chalk. He told us he saw the packet of chalk in our trolley and realised we had left it behind.

This honesty – no matter the item or its value – shows Mr. Africa’s professionalism and caring for a customer and we thank him for this


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