Elias Mamabolo spent almost two decades doing what he loved best – teaching at a local school in his home town of Polokwane. It was in 1996 when he first tested for HIV.
Remind Baloyi (25) hails from Nwadzekudzeku village in Giyani, Limpopo. He tested HIV positive after a few visits to the local clinic where he was being treated for persistent infection.
Mr Sibusiso Maphumulo is a 38 years old man from the village of Amahlongwa Mission, the home of late Professor Mazisi Kunene in Ugu District Municipality. He was diagnosed with HIV in 1999 during his matric year.
Bheki Mazibuko was known for his love of choral music during his teen years in his kasi of Soshanguve, Pretoria. Not only did he love choral music, he was a choir conductor at the age of 14.
Petrus is 62 years old and has been leaving with HIV for 19 years. He is a proud single father of a 14 year old girl, after losing his wife passed in 2003.
When Strike Tshabalala learnt of his HIV diagnosis he was shocked because he had only dated one woman in his life. In fact, she was the one who repeatedly asked him to test after she tested following pregnancy.