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A FIGHTER FOR human rights

Armed with a burning desire to become a human rights advocate, Mpho Nefuri left her home in Siloam village in Nzhelele, Limpopo, for Gauteng in 2005 after receiving a letter of acceptance from the University of Pretoria.

There was a glimmer of hope for Nefuri, who, having been raised in abject poverty, was finally making strides towards fulfilling her dreams.

But hurdles lay in wait even as the light at the end of the tunnel glowed brighter, from not being able to pay for her student accommodation to having to sleep in the library or on the streets of the country’s capital.

The strong-willed Nefuri rose

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