‘I’ve tried to commit suicide more than 10 times’ – DUT student shares her story

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Nomfundo Zakwe, a master’s student at Durban University of Technology (DUT) and  mental health activist.
Nomfundo Zakwe, a master’s student at Durban University of Technology (DUT) and mental health activist.
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TW: Suicide and Sexual Assault

Against all odds, she’s made it through to the age of 31.

Today, Nomfundo Zakwe has quite a few strings to her bow – she’s a master’s student at Durban University of Technology (DUT), a mental health activist, and she was chosen to attend the 2020 Peace Summit for Emerging Leaders in Bangkok, Thailand.

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