From abuse and betrayal to love and hope

2017-01-24 06:01
Photo: sourcedThe Hillcrest Aids Centre Trust provided Palesa with hope and love.

Photo: sourcedThe Hillcrest Aids Centre Trust provided Palesa with hope and love.

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DIAGNOSED as HIV positive and on medication for TB, Palesa (name has been changed) was a recent patient in the Hillcrest Aids Centre Trust Respite Unit.

Palesa knows what it is like to grow up in an atmosphere of fear, abuse and betrayal.

“My dream is to have my own business – a mini boutique of new and second hand clothing - and to be able to donate to places like these,” she says with excitement in her voice.

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