Khalirendwe Nekhavhambe
Venda Translator

Khalirendwe was born on 26 February 1988, at Siloam hospital. And she stay in a small village called Dopeni village. She is the first child of Mr John Nekhavhambe and Miss Talelani Mudau. Khalirendwe was blessed with one child Wanga whom she is raising as a single mother.
Khalirendwe is a passionate writer, wherever she goes she always sees stories unfold and something to write about. She began writing from a young age and loves reading and writing in her mother tongue. Her teacher inspired and fueled her love of reading and writing.

Her first book was published in 2014. “Ganuko ali vhuisi tshalo” this book won the Maskew Miller Longman literature competition in Tshivenda category and she came out number one. The very same book was nominated at the south African literary awards in 2015. Now she has written her second book a Tshivenda novel “zwo da ngae”. She is also the founder of her casting agency which provides actors, actress and extras for different television stories. She is also a growing entrepreneur in the hair and beauty sector, specializing in hair plaiting.


Venda
Nganea ya vhune
Khalirendwe o bebiwa nga nwaha wa 1988 nga dzi 26 Luhuhi sibadela tsha siloam, u dzula kha kusi kwa Dopeni. Ndi nwana wa tanzhe wa vho- John Nekhavhambe na vho- Talelani Mudau. Khalirendwe una nwana muthihi wa musidzana Wanga ane akhou mu alusa a ethe. Khalirendwe zwa zwino una minwaha ya 30.

Ndi munwali ane azwi funa nga mbilu yawe yothe ane o tou dinekedzela vhukuma khazwo, hunwe na hunwe hune avha hone u dzulela u vhona zwitori zwine a khou fanela u nwala ngazwo. O thoma u nwala a tshi kha di vha mutuku vhukuma na u funa u vhala na u nwala nga luambo lwawe lwa damuni. Vhadededzi vhawe vho mututuwedza vhukuma kha uri hezwi a zwi swikelele.

Bugu yawe ya u thoma yo ganndiswa nga nwaha wa 2014 “ ganuko ali vhuisi tshalo” bugu yo pfufhiwa kha mutatisano wa maskew miller longman literature award ya dzhia vhuimo ha u thoma kha Tshivenda. I tshi kha di vha yeneyo bugu nthihi yo dovha hafhu ya topoliwa kha mutatisano wa south Africana literary awards(SALA) nga 2015. Zwa zwino una bugu yawe ya vhuvhili ine yap fi “ zwo da ngae”.

Ndi ene mutumbuli wa khalirendwe casting hune akona u pfumbudzo vhathu kha zwa u tamba matabwa akona u isa vhathu vhawe kha zwitori zwo fhambananaho.
Ndi muthu ane avha makone kha zwa mavhudzi, nga tshifhinga tshawe tshine avha asa khou nwala uvha atshi khou nakisa vhathu dzi thoho dzavho.