In a crazy plot twist, Saniniu 莱泽, a Tanzanian miner, became an overnight millionaire. At 52 years old, he never thought this would ever happen to him.

坦桑石是仅在坦桑尼亚发现的稀有宝石

坦桑石是地球上最稀有的宝石之一,据坦桑尼亚地质学家供应可能在20年内完全耗尽.

仅在坦桑尼亚北部发现,这种石头因其红色,绿色,紫色和蓝色的各种阴影而广受赞赏,特别用于制作珠宝。

Mr 莱泽 found the stones while mining, and determined that they weighed 9.2kg and 5.8kg respectively. Until the moment of his discovery, the heaviest Tanzanite stone ever discovered weighed a mere 3.3 kg. 莱泽’两个石头重达33磅。

这位幸运的矿工几乎在一夜之间发现自己赚了340万美元。

他决定用这笔钱做什么

While such a huge amount of money is exciting and opens up a door of possibilities for personal project, 莱泽 had different plans in mind. In fact, the money was not going to change his lifestyle. Instead, he wants to invest in his community.

“我想建一个购物中心和一所学校。我想在我家附近建一所学校” 莱泽 said. “这里有很多穷人可以’负担不起带孩子上学的费用。”

我没有受过教育,但是我喜欢事情以专业的方式运作。因此,我希望我的孩子能够专业地开展业务。

Saniniu 莱泽 in 英国广播公司

回馈可能会更有意义

莱泽’s selfless decision to give back to his community is inspiring to say the least. It would be easy to take a more selfish route and use the money for our own ends. But 莱泽 knows he is also a part of the community that he wants to uplift and help. We all thrive when we help each other.

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