There is no question that Ivana Alawi is one of the most popular young celebrity vloggers today. She has proven countless times that she is more than just a pretty face. Some weeks ago, she pranked some riders before giving them Php10,000 and a helmet.
Recently, the beautiful young star dressed up as a beggar to prank random people as she pretended to be someone asking for money so she can go back home to Baguio City. With her face and body made to look like she’s a homeless girl, Ivana truly surprised so many people when she finally revealed her identity.
Unknown to the people she’s about to prank, she’s not really poor. Moreover, she promised to multiply whatever she receives by 1,000. So, if she receives Php1, then she’ll give Php1,000. On the off chance that someone gives her Php1,000, she promised to give Php1,000,000! Whoa.
Ivana soon learns, however, that not everyone will give money to a beggar. Some don’t really have money to give. There were those who told her to ask someone else while others just ignored her.
What’s so touching is that there were quite a number of people who willingly gave her some money, even providing her with food! There were those who just gave her a few coins but a number actually gave her as much as Php20! There’s even a vendor who gave her 2 oranges.
There was a vendor who chatted with her and even gave her tips about living in the streets, such as running fast if someone (possibly the cops) will try to catch them.
But of all the people she encountered, it was Tatay Joselito Martinez who truly touched her the most. A 58-year-old vendor from Ormoc who sells kutsinta, Tatay Joselito did not just give her Php20 for her fare to Baguio (part of her ruse in the prank), he also gave her some kutsinta to eat.
Moreover, the old man took so much pity on what he thought was a hungry beggar that he even offered to buy her Coke or mineral water so it would be easier for her to eat the food he gave her! Truly, this man has a golden heart.
Touched by his kindness, Ivana cried. She gave him Php20,000 as reward for his kindness – and Tatay Joselito just could not believe that this was happening to him. The crew swooped in to interview him. He was surprised to learn that he was talking to Ivana and that he gave her food and money.
He said that he will use the money to buy a bike with sidecar so it wouldn’t be so difficult for him to sell the kutsinta. The day after filming the social experiment prank, Ivana vowed to find Tatay Joselito again so she could give him more rewards for his kindness. We’re all definitely waiting for that video.
Watch the heartwarming prank here: