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More on Sebongile Sonop
Sebongile Sonop is a very versatile, hardworking, reliable and well-rounded individual. Her name is not just a name, but the name that gets respect from children to elderly people and this is not just a career for her but a calling. She is enjoys being around her family and friend, indoor parties and vacations.
Sebongile Sonop was born in early 80’s in Botshabelo, the township outside Bloemfontein. I grew up like any child in a township, facing challenges of poverty and unemployed parents. Will not forget the moment of putting a box every day inside my school shoes to protect my feet, those were very difficult times that I will not forget as child. I knew then that I should work very hard.
Sebongile Sonop started her colourful and illustrious career in 2004 at the local community radio station and she never looked back. Actually this grew in high school where she was excellent in debating, public speaking and MC in big school events. She believes in making a meaningful difference to one listener after her show.
She is host women seminar, has a project called Bongi le Maqheku where we teach them to read and write. She started with the government programme called Kha Ri Gude and still continue even when is no more. She is a motivational speaker, an ambassador of Knorrox, translator of SouthAfrica.co.za and MC.
What is your first love: My first love is my children
What makes you passionate: Working with the ginning and the end.
What meal do you enjoy cooking: I love cooking traditional food eg. Dikgobe, moroho, mala mohodu, matebelekwane etc.
What is your childhood memory resonate with you: Putting a box every day in my school shoes to protect my feet.
What if your pet peeve: Waiting for a person
The things you are most proud of: Being a mother and role model
What is your favourite music genre: Afro pop, Gospel and kwaito
Are you the life of a party or party pooper: I am life of a party
How would you like to be remembered: I want to be remembered as a person who stood for women and children’s rights.