Nomfundo chose to find the positivity in her positive HIV status

Nomfundo chose to find the positivity in her positive HIV status

Nomfundo's is a courageous woman who stood strong to her positive HIV status. Her story has inspired many.

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It all started when had moved to Johannesburg from Durban, to start her tertiary studies, when she found out the life changing news, she was HIV positive.

She had just started her degree in Zoology and had her whole life planned out, but in mere seconds, her entire life changed.

Initially she was scared and unsure, but after revealing her HIV status to her mother, her whole perspective changed. Her mother encouraged her to understand HIV and not let it control her, but to control the HIV.

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Nomfundo experienced a patch of depression and low self-esteem when her boyfriend left her over her status. She was shortly after diagnosed with TB. The negativity was eating her.

She decided to take control and make a positive situation out of her positive status. From that moment on, her life changed. She accepted her status and chose to control it and continue to live.

She changed her field of studies and became an HIV ambassador and motivator. She also released a beautiful video for the KZN Department of Health, that explains her story and she hopes that it will motivate others to live a positive life with their positive status.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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