Shuga Down South



Character Biography:

Smart and athletic tomboy, Dineo, is the first in her family to go to college. Her family's financial circumstances push her to make some tough choices. She is determined to better her and her family’s lives and she sends whatever money she makes, home to Rustenburg where her mother and two younger siblings live. Dineo is pragmatic. She does not expect life to do her any favours nor does she allow anyone to tell her how to live! She is determined to use her education to better her and her family’s circumstances. She takes informed risks, makes difficult choices and won’t jeopardise her opportunity for an education and career.

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Actor Biography:

“First things first: taking care of yourself, your health, HIV, gender roles, self-love. It’s crazy how there’s some people who really go through the stuff that she goes through on the show.”