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Christine: Doctor in the making

CHRISTINE at home.

Young & Ambitious: MIKE MUGALA, Lusaka
DESPITE being brought up in a poor background, 18-year-old Christine Zulu dreams big and is determined to become a doctor one day.
Christine a grade 10 pupil at Libala Secondary School in Lusaka believes that with hard work and Focus, her dream will one day be a reality.
“Ever since I was a child, I have always dreamed of becoming a doctor and I believe that this dream will one day be a success story,” she said.
Christine says she has a passion to help people hence her career choice.
She says she wants to contribute to the efforts that medical personnel are already making towards improving health services in the country.
“I feel I can contribute and make a difference,” she said.
Christine also aspires to become a doctor so she can be nursing her parents whenever they are unwell. She says her parents have worked so hard to take her to school and she feels that she has to pay them back.
She says her career path involves a lot of reading and research.
The Grade 10 pupil says young people must concentrate on school and study hard to become successful in their lives.
“I would like to urge my fellow young people especially girls not to engage in sexual relationships with boys because they can become pregnant and drop out of school” she said.
Q: Who is your inspiration?
A: I do not look up to anyone for inspiration.  All I can say is the sight of the doctor’s coat makes me want to join the profession.
Q: What are your favourite subjects?
A: My favourite subjects are: biology, chemistry, physics, English and civic education.
Q: Do you have any leadership position at church or school?
A: Yes, I am a prefect at school.
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: My hobby is reading.

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