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Yvonne  Maimane

Yvonne Maimane

Teacher

Mrs Yvonne Maimane is a teacher as Soshanguve Technical high school, she is an LO and Language teacher, she is heading the school feeding scheme for more than 3 years at the school. Making sure that all leaners are fed 6 days a week, working Monday to Saturday. She never had kids of her own therefore raised 2 of her late siblings kids and all the other kids she would take it from the school to come stay at her house as she helps them through school without expecting any return. She goes out of her way to find funding for the schools project, to get school uniforms for the poor that cannot afford to buy the school uniforms and she also gives out food to their families especially during the holidays.
During the lockdown when all the teachers were at home, she was at work cooking for the leaners and their parents as she would make enough food for them to take home also. She has raised so many students, many go to her for emotional support as well. It touched my heart when she assisted a leaner to come terms with being transgender in the society that hates the LBGTI+, she is a hero is my community.

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