An unarmed man has asserted his independence, after demonstrating his ability to tile a floor using just his feet to do the job.
The video garnered more than 90,000 views, with viewers expressing their respect for the person who was not identified in the caption.
The man is seen using his feet to mix the cement with a mixer and then carefully and skillfully spreading the cement tile over the surface, using his toes to guide the toothed spreader that creates the ridges.
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This is followed by placing the tiles in their correct sequence and carefully applying the grout with a squeegee around the contours of the tiles.
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His workmanship is first class, with many praising how clean his technique was.
“Couldn’t get it with both hands,” wrote one commenter marveling at the achievement, while another woman commented: “My husband has some explaining to do.”
CTM, the popular tile supplier in South Africa, says that tiling any room in the house is an ambitious project that is said to be tedious and time-consuming, but it doesn’t have to be as intimidating as it seems: just some skill.
Engen and DEET run a similar skill program
Closer to home, equipping people with similar disabilities with skills and helping them enter the workplace earlier this year, Engen and the Disability Economic Empowerment Trust, who teamed up to launch a craft training program for 100 people living with disabilities that will help them with the necessary skills to join the labor market.
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Disability Connect explained that the artisan training program will give students the opportunity to develop the skills and competencies needed to enter the workplace or even start their own business, enabling them to live a life of dignity and contribute to the economy in a significant way.
The skills program runs for a period of six months and also includes refresher training sessions.
It is open to South African citizens under the age of 35 and aims to provide vocational qualifications and practical skills for 35 plumbers, 30 wheelchair repairers and 35 carpenters from KwaZulu-Natal, the Eastern Cape and the Northern Cape.