I was abandoned at birth

I was abandoned at birth

Growing up I never knew my biological family. I was abandoned at birth, found near Slovo in Umtata. The woman who found me, Velamina, took me to the police station; who then handed me over to UNICEF child welfare. While the social workers went about finding my family,...
I made the right choice

I made the right choice

I am a nineteen-year old student at Monash South Africa doing my second year in Criminology and Public Relations. Like many young people out there, I chose my majors based on inspiration I found from TV programs like The Fixer and How To Get Away With Murder. I did...
Never imagined myself embracing adulting

Never imagined myself embracing adulting

If you asked me a couple of years ago where I see myself in five years, I would have never imagined myself painting the picture of my current reality. Five years ago, fresh out of university, degree in hand and dreams in my pocket, I would have never imagined myself...
Failure made me a better person

Failure made me a better person

My Name is Harrington Dzunisani Chauke. I was born in Mbokota Village, Limpopo. I lived with my granny from my mother’s side, while she was still living in Pretoria. We only got to see her during school holidays when we visited her in the city, or during the...