Shoichi Kondoh, 6-Year-Old Japanese Preschooler, Donates Savings From Piggy Bank To Typhoon Haiyan Survivors (PHOTO)

11/19/2013 08:30 am ET | Updated Jan 23, 2014

Shoichi Kondoh is only 6 years old, but he's already showing compassion beyond his years.

On Thursday, the preschooler from Japan broke open his piggy bank and donated his savings to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan.

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Kondoh and his mother personally delivered 5,000 yen (almost $50) to the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo after seeing devastating images of the typhoon's aftermath on television, reported.

Second Secretary and Consul Bryan Dexter Lao met the embassy's youngest cash donor and thanked him for the generous donation, according to the embassy's website.

The 6-year-old is just proof that every effort, big or small, matters.

Here's how you can help the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan.

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