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  • Tryphina Kopies

Today we introduce Tryphina Kopies, General Assistant based at Head office. Tryphina has been part of the team for nine months and ensures that our facilities are kept in pristine condition. Here’s a look into Tryphina’s world …

Tell us about yourself: “I was born and raised in the Eastern Cape in a place called Endwe.”

Were you in any other trade before? “I worked at Lapro in Johannesburg.”

If you could master one skill you don’t have right now, what would it be? “Sewing.”

What do you do in your spare time? “I go out or bond with my family.”

What do you enjoy most about your job? “Interacting with different people.”

What is on your bedside table? “A lamp.”

If you could have dinner with five famous people from history, who would they be? “I have three in mind Bonang Matheba, Oprah Winfrey and Basetsana Kumalo.”

What was your first thought when you woke up this morning? “The first thing I think of everyday is traffic jam.”

What has been the happiest day of your life? “When my first child was born.”

If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be? “Social worker.”

What is the one thing, you can’t live without? “My children.”

Best piece of advice anyone ever gave you? “Trust but verify.”

What animal best represents you and why? “Bear – represent strength and power.”

Any motto you live by? “The most important time in the world is the time you make for yourself.”