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Age 17, Shiselweni Region, Grade 8

De La Bat Skool, Worcester, South Africa

At the beginning of the 2016 school year, as a result of his hard class work and academic prowess, Buhle was moved from grade 6 to grade 7. He completed grade 7 at the end of 2016, and began grade 8 at De La Bat in January, 2017.

Buhle is one of 7 children, with 4 brothers and 2 sisters. He is one of the youngest, with his older siblings having already completed high school.  All of his brothers are also soldiers. His mother is unemployed, but his father is a soldier in Swaziland’s army.

Buhle is a natural comedian. He loves to dance and act in dramas. In fact, he represented Swaziland in the 2015 Zwakala Competition in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is also passionate about being a good role model, and cares about mentoring his classmates to be well behaved and make good decisions.

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