Unexpected box of books the ‘best gift’

2015-08-13 06:00
=Dareeswa Rockman and her son with the box of books which was dropped off at the gate leading to her play school. 

=Dareeswa Rockman and her son with the box of books which was dropped off at the gate leading to her play school. Photo: HEILIE COMBRINCK

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An unexpected box filled with children’s educational literature, left without any notice at the entrance of a Uitenhage play school, made Darweesha Rockman feel overwhelmed by this kindhearted gesture.

“It really brought tears to my eyes. I was so surprised to find the box filled with storybooks and flash cards,” said Darweesha Rockman.

She saw the box, nicely wrapped and placed next to the gate, whilst on her way to fetch their daughter from school.

“At first I thought it had been delivered to the wrong address.

I’ve asked around, but still don’t know who dropped off the box. All I know is that this person really cares for books.

“We love books. To get books as a gift is a big thing to us as literature is knowledge,” said Darweesha.

She is in the process of restructuring her KooWee Kids Educare at 57 Dunn Road in Levyvale. One of the new additions to the play school will be a library corner for kids.

According to her the books all are in a good condition and there are even brand new ones.

“I have no way of thanking the person for this wonderful gesture. This kind of kindheartedness you do not see very often where people do something without getting a thank you.

“Whoever dropped off these books - I wish to thank from the bottom of my heart.”

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