Sheri recently addressed Ladybrand High School. During a visit to Upington, she helped raise funds for Miss Veltiland. It is surely true – Sheri relates to young and old wherever she goes!
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In Namibia Sheri addressed audiences in Windhoek and Swakopmund, to raise money for schools with learners with disabilities.
Sheri has been chosen by her Down syndrome peers as the official spokesperson (chairman) with Down syndrome, representing Down syndrome South Africa, in 2018. Here she is with the president of Down syndrome South Africa, Ancella Ramos and the president of Down syndrome international, Vanessa Dos Santos and also the former chairman, Thenjiwe Ndebele, after […]
The international magazine, Kids Nation did a full feature on Sheri in March 2017. This was the third time the magazine did a feature on her. Here is an excerpt of the article: “I was part of a family who each has their own dreams and we all worked hard to try to make these […]
Shéri wrote a book about her life. It was a proposal by Maretha Maartens, motivated with wise insight after hours of discussions with Shéri, that convinced Lux Verbi of the idea. Lux Verbi then commissioned Colleen Naudé to write the manuscript. The book will be launched in Afrikaans and English on 14 October 2017 in Cape Town and […]
Sheri was invited to be a guest on “Ontbytsake” on Saturday, 10 December 2016. She was interviewed by presenters Dawie Roodt (well known in the business world) and Eloise Cupido. After the program, Sheri was indicated on the website as one of the program’s most inspiring guests. “Ontbytsake” is a television program broadcasted at 7:30 – 9:00 on […]
10 July 2017: Sheri did a key note speech at the 23rd World Nursing and Healthcare Conference in Berlin Germany. The theme of her presentation was: “Limitations live only in our minds”. The conference touched on many health aspects and the delegates came from all over the world. Sheri was overwhelmed when she again received a […]