Boniswa has a gentle beauty and inner strength about her. She is friendly and warm, possessing a ‘Mother Earth’ quality which embraces people but invokes immense respect. She used to be a teacher and is now owns a private school in Bisho and now divides her time between Gauteng and the Eastern Cape. She is a successful businesswoman in her own right and handles her affairs with integrity, discipline and diligence. She is a loving mother and a dutiful wife.