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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, ABS-CBNnews.com 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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