Age 13, Hhohho Region, Grade 7
De La Bat Skool, Worcester, South Africa
Zinhle enjoys doing drama and is a caring older sister to her two younger siblings who are hearing. Both of Zinhle’s parents are Deaf. Her father Anthony, serves as a minister at the Siteki School for the Deaf in Swaziland where he provides guidance and counseling to Deaf youth and also build their civic engagement. Unfortunately, because he never attended high school, he cannot get paid appropriately for his work. His experiences only strenghtened his resolve to ensure his daughter had a better education.