YOUNG & AMBITIOUS
THE First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba is a role model to so many youths who are keen followers of her health works.
Many young people are closely monitoring Dr Kasebaâ€™s commitment to better peopleâ€™s lives by ensuring that health delivery is enhanced and Mwaba Chanda Mulenga is one such ardent follower and wants to become a medical doctor, CHINOYI CHIPULU had a chat with Mwaba in CHINGOLA.
Full Names: Mwaba Chanda Mulenga
Age: 10 years.
Q: Which School do you attend?
Ans: Gigs Private School in Lulamba township in Chingola.
Q: What Grade are you doing?
Ans: Grade Five
Q: How many are you in your family?
Ans: Iâ€™m the first born in a family of three girls.
Q: What are your favourite subjects at school?
Ans: My favourite subjects are science and mathematics; science will help me achieve my dreams of becoming a medical doctor as it helps me understand how the human body functions. Mathematics will also help me to know how to calculate, it is a very interesting subject, while Bemba the newly introduced subject which is compulsory will help me speak my language properly, as I am Bemba by tribe.
Q: What do you want to be when you grow up?
Ans: I want to be a medical doctor because I want to be helping people and to save lives.
Q: Who is your inspiration?
Ans: Dr Christine Kaseba inspires me because she is a female doctor, encourages education for the girl child and she is very hard working. Dr Kaseba inspires me because she has got a heart for the sick people who require medical attention.
Q: Who is your hero and role model?
Mum and Dad because they encourage me to work hard and become somebody in life and they have always been there for me.
Q: Why is school important to you?
Ans: School is important because it helps you become great in future.
Q: Describe the happiest day in your life?
Ans: On my 10th birthday because I had time with my parents and my worst day was when I lost my cousin Festus Bwika.
Q: What do you like doing after school?
Ans: I like helping my Mum with house chores and playing football because I dream of joining the Zambia women national team.
Q: In your view, who is a good child?
Ans good child is well disciplined and respects elders.
Q: What are your hobbies?
Ans: My hobbies are reading and dancing.