Jose Como, a jeepney driver from Sto. Tomas, Batangas is offering free rides for senior citizens, pregnant, PWD, and honor students.
Who is Mang Jose Como…
Mang Jose is just a simple and ordinary man with a simple dream – “ a life together with his family – that makes him happy, he said. He is working as a jeepney driver while taking care of his only son since his wife is an OFW in Hongkong.
Mang Jose is not just like any other jeepney driver. He is well known for his acts of kindness to his fellow citizens. You can have your ride free as long as you are qualified of his criteria which are, honest senior citizen, pregnant, PWD, and an honor student.
Helping makes me happy
As the jeepney fare increases, mang Jose is aware, that the load for commuters increases too, especially to those who are struggling in budgeting their allowance. Thus Mang Jose is out to the rescue giving free rides of those qualified commuters. (senior citizen, pregnant, PWD, and honor student)
Mang Jose said, “sakripisyo mo ang bawat kita kahit mabawasan ng kunti, ang imporatante ay ang kaligayahan na nararamdaman mo pag nakakatulong ka sa kapwa, hindi naman po mahirap gawin basta bukal sa kalooban mo – ang pagtulong sa kapwa ay napakasarap”
Senior Citizen – I am thankful to him, and I am hoping that he will continue his sincere advocacy in helping others like me -and may he bless with a long life.
A student – Nowadays, it is only a few people who can do what Mang Jose does – seeking not his only advantage but that of the others.
Son – Yes, he helps others, but he never neglects his responsibility as a father to me.
Mang Jose’s inspiring story proves that we don’t need to have more before we can extend our hands to others. If we have the kind of heart like Mang Jose, likewise, we can do so.