Gauteng, South Africa

Positive since 2003

Fourteen years after discovering my status, I am still healthy. I am living proof that being HIV positive is not the end of the world.

What three adjectives best describe you?

Healthy, happy and alive.

What is your greatest achievement?

Raising my son alone, even though I thought I wouldn’t be able to see him grow up.

What is your greatest regret?

None.

What keeps you up at night?

The fear of not finding the right partner.

What is the best advice you ever received?

To keep on living like any other normal person.

What drives you to do what you do?

My son is my pillar.

What is your motto?

Keep going.

If you had to evacuate your house immediately, what is the one thing you would grab on the way out?

My son’s photo.

If you could be any animal, what would you be?

Tiger.