Taking Pride in her Job
‘I love my job, after all it’s how I earn my living,’ Ms Dudu Mjaja said excitedly after learning of her nomination as an employee that takes pride in her job.
Mjaja who originates in Port-Shepstone, Ezingolweni is employed by the University of KwaZulu-Natal as a cleaner based at the School of Clinical Medicine. She is responsible for cleaning the 4th floor at Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.
‘Our passages, offices and bathrooms are always spotless, Dudu indeed takes pride in her work,’ said Dean and Head of the School of Medicine, Professor Ncoza Dlova.
Mjaja joined the cleaning service at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2016, previously having worked for an outsourced cleaning company for several years.
‘Nothing beats planning your work, keeping to your plans and simply loving what you do,’ she said
Words by: Lihle Sosibo