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Inside/Out with George Seremwe, Founder of Child Future Africa
July 29, 2009

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Describe yourself in five words?
Assertive. Positive thinking. Patient. Kind.

What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?
Positive thinkers always identify opportunities.

What's the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
I don't know, everything makes a contribution.

What is your most treasured possession?
My old-timer car. It's a jaguar.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Paralysis, if a situation is paralysed.

Do you have any strange hobbies?
I don't think I should call it strange but I love travelling to weird places. Like to where negative news comes from. For instance Sudan, Vietnam, Cuba.

What do you dislike most about your appearance?
I don't pay attention to that.

What is your greatest extravagance?
Old-timer cars.

What have you got in your fridge?
Do I even own one? I have been camping for sometime.

What is your greatest fear?
To make somebody angry, just to insult somebody.

What have you got in your pockets right now?
I've got my wallet.

What is your favourite journey?
I wouldn't mind going back to Cuba, countries like Peru, Bolivia or Argentina.

Who are your heroes in real life?
My mother. What she did for me. What she did trying to get money to get me to school.

When and where were you happiest?
Here. There is a lot of work to be done. I'm happier here than when I was in any of the countries I've been to.

What's your biggest vice?

What were you like at school?
Stubborn and mischievous.

What are you doing next?
I need to get my car serviced so I have to buy filters and things like that.

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