Nora Ngwenya was employed by Ingwelala on 04 February 1989 and has served the company loyally for the past 28 years.
Initially Nora assisted keeping the general grounds area neat and tidy before transferring to Housekeeping. In those early days Nora worked as a domestic in the home of former management staff, Glen Divine.
Later Nora was responsible for looking after the Guest Cottages and Laundry, and nowadays, Nora assists with general Housekeeping duties in Members bungalows.
Nora’s family home is in Acornhoek. She is a divorcee with four adult children, three sons and one daughter. Her children have blessed Nora with seven grandchildren, Dumisani, Mathabelo, Shelton, Letabo, Brighten, Didelo and Idumedzi. Nora explained her mother is still alive and her late father worked for Basil Reid as a heavy machine operator. At school, Nora passed Grade 7, English was her favourite subject.
When asked what Nora enjoys about Ingwelala, her reply was Vuka Ingwe, how much she enjoys spending time with her work colleagues, and that Ingwelala is Number 1!
Nora is a keen Kaiser Chiefs supporter. Her favourite animal is undecided, either a leopard or a lion, or both.
by John Llewellyn