Face2Face with Sanjay Khoosal

Sanjay Khoosal

Q: Tell us about your job.

A: I consult as a natural health practitioner. This entails analysis of an imbalance, diagnosis and then administration of the appropriate natural medicine. I’m also involved in the day-to-day running of the health shop.

Q: What made you get into that line of work?

A: In the ‘90s my dad qualified as a health practitioner. Since then I’ve always had an interest in this field.

Q: Describe the most memorable experience that you have had in your line of work.

A: The first time when a patient informed us that they recovered from a serious illness.

Q: What do you do to unwind when you are not working?

A: I read health, science and technology articles, watch good movies or TV shows.

Q: What is your motto in life?

A: Be good to others.

Q: What makes you happy?

A: Sunshine.

Q: What makes you angry?

A: When people lack optimism.

Q: What do you think about the youth of South Africa? Do you have any advice for them?

A: I think that they need proper guidance. I would tell them that education is the most important goal in life.

Q: What do you like most about Port Alfred?

A: The people. They are community-centric … that is a rarity nowadays.

Q: If you could change one thing about Port Alfred…

A: Attract investment, this will create various types of jobs and it will help the local economy to grow.

Q: What is your favourite music of all time?

A: Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture (op.49)

Q: Three wishes for South Africa?

A: Basic services for all, job creation, and no more conflict.

Q: Who is your role model?

A: Elon Musk. He is a South African-born entrepreneur and a great visionary.

Q: Who would you take on Amazing Race given the opportunity?

A: My sister.

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