Getting to know Jabu

Jabu Shabalala has worked at Rockwood Lodges for 20 years and is our Housekeeping Supervisor. She answers our 10 Quick Questions below.

  • “Where were you born?” – Colbourne Farm (for our guests, you’ll see the farm on the way to Karkloof Canopy Tour!)
  • “How many children do you have?” – one, a daughter of 20.
  • “What is the one talent some people may not know about you?” – I’ve got green fingers and am very good at gardening.
  • ” How would your friends and family describe you?” – I’m a good mom.
  • “If you could choose your ideal job, what would it be?” – I would want to be self-employed as a farmer.
  • “If you were president, what would you change / do?” – I would focus particularly on housing and education of street children.
  • “Have you ever won anything?” – No.
  • “What are you scared of?” – Big animals like crocodiles!
  • “What is the one thing you want to do before you die?” – Visit Cape Town.
  • “How do you wish to be remembered by your loved ones when you die?” – As someone you could rely on.
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