Japanese boy donates savings from piggy bank to Typhoon Yolanda victims

He was moved by what he saw on TV.

ABS-CBNnews.com reports that Shoichi Kondoh, a little boy in Japan, donated the savings from his piggy bank to Typhoon Yolanda victims. His gesture was prompted by the images he saw on TV.

 

The report noted: "Accompanied by his mother, Miho Kondoh, the little boy trooped to the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo to personally deliver the envelope containing his donation of JPY 5,000 (around P2,200). His donation was received by the embassy’s Second Secretary and Consul Bryan Dexter Lao. Lao expressed the embassy's gratitude for the sincere gesture of kindness and sympathy from the embassy's youngest cash donor."

 

Image credit: Screenshot of photo courtesy of the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo, as posted on ABS-CBNNews.com

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