KZN’s ‘Mother Teresa’ wins award

2008-08-01 00:00

Roslyn Narain-Mohan from KwaZulu-Natal was named the winner of the 2008 education category of the prestigious Shoprite Checkers/SABC2 Woman of the Year Awards at a glittering ceremony held in Cape Town on Thursday night.

She was overwhelmed and honoured to receive the award. “Being announced as a finalist created many opportunities for me and winning it will renew the respect and faith that the people in my community have in me,” she said.

She added that this award recognises the contribution that women are making in the country.

Known as the “Mother Teresa of Newlands West”, Narain-Mohan is a teacher at the New West Secondary School, where she has been a pioneer in making a difference in a community where crime, HIV/Aids, poverty and racial conflict are rife.

Through numerous campaigns, she has provided holistic education to her pupils inclusive of academic, spiritual and moral values.

KZN’s Roslyn Nairan-Mohan took home the honours for the 2008 Shoprite Checkers/ SABC2 Woman of the Year Award in the education category.

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