Meet the Team: Lusaka, Spring 2017

Welcome to our new cohort of Challenges Worldwide International Citizen Service volunteers, or more formally our new team of “Business Support Associates“.  Over the following 3 months, they will be learning professional consulting with Challenges Worldwide and using their new skillset to give support to SME’s across Lusaka, the capital of Zambia.

Let’s take a few minutes to meet team Lusaka:

Shivangi Trivedi

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Embrace a different culture and improve my professionalism

Age

24

Fun Fact

Always wanted to be an actress hence I’m always dramatic

Business

Wanzana

Natalie Cheung

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

I will engross myself in the Zambian culture, learn how I can help to tackle global issues and try something new!

Age

22

Fun Fact

I have been told that a meme could be made from my face

Business

Solarquest

Read Natalie’s Blogs:

My Pre Placement Training in Edinburgh

Speaking on Pan African Radio

Lute phiri

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Develop new skills and create networks

Age

23

Fun Fact

Am the CEO

Business

Wanzana

 

 

Goodson Lungu Kaluba

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Attitude change

Age

24

Fun fact

I love people

Business

Live clean

 

Chris Cain

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

To become a local in Lusaka

Age

18

Fun fact

When I burn I resemble Mr Blobby

Business

Zamgoat

 

Kondwani Happy Ngoma

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

To acquire an adroit understanding of value systems, cultures and history of both in-country volunteers and UK volunteers

Age

24

Fun Fact

If I could, I would turn everything into a painting but since I can’t, I make use of poetry to appreciate the finer things of life

Business

AWC Peanut Butter

 

Stephen Richards

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Learn about a new culture, get experience consulting, make friends

Age

25

Fun fact

I’ve made several smartphone apps you can download for free!

Business

University of Africa

 

Caphas Njobvu

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Help change the world by helping the enterprises grow

Age

25

Fun fact

I have never lost a fight 😉

Business

Muhanyar Solar

 

Angela Legg

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Have an adventure, experience a different way of life and gain business experience

Age

23

Fun fact

I can play the saxophone and tap dance but not at the same time!

Business

Muhanyar Solar

 

Masuzyo Goma

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Gaining a better understanding of business

Age

22

Fun fact

I like computer programming and solving challenging problems

Business

University of Africa

 

Jesse Cross

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

To develop my understanding of the business environment and gain new skills through the CMI Certificate. Meet some interesting people and experience a new and exciting culture.

Age

18

Fun fact

I play Ice Hockey

Business

AWC Peanut Butter

 

Birra shine tembo

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

learn new skills and develop personally how to interact with different people

Age

18

Fun fact

Great singer

Business

Ronipam

 

Nkhani Chanda

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Learn new skills, get job experience as a business consultant and interactions with different people

Age

23

Fun fact

My alter-ego is British

Business

Tapera

 

Mwaba Kapompole

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

learn new skills in business cycles and help change the world.

Age

23

Fun fact

I love people

Business

Umoyo

 

Rebecca Wood

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

An understanding of a new culture and gain business experience

Age

19

Fun fact

I am a professional ice skater

Business

Tapera

 

Elise O’Dwyer

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Apply knowledge from my degree in a real business setting. Experience a new country and way of life.

Age

23

Fun fact

I had three Blue Peter badges when I was growing up

Business

Live Clean

 

Brooke Parkin

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Gain consultancy experience and work in a different sector. Work in a developing country. Live in Africa

Age

23

Fun fact

I had three Blue Peter badges when I was growing up

Business

Live Clean

Lewis Clark

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Sun tan

Age

19

Fun fact

I hold the world record for longest yeh boi ever

Business

Zambikes

 

Obed L Katukula

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Gain business skills and Knowledge in International Development

Age

25

Fun fact

I love Jumping from back and forth like a sparrow

Business

Solarquest

 

Banda Thelma

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Acquire business skills, social skills

Age

24

Fun fact

I love listening to music, sing and have fun

Business

ID Solutions

 

Beth Lomax

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Learn about the solar industry in Zambia. Experience the Zambian culture.

Age

24

Fun fact

To a Zambian ear, my Kiwi accent is the same as a British one.

Business

ID Solutions

 

Matthew Collier

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

Understand more about the business world and networking

Age

19

Fun fact

In Zambia I lose my sense of direction

Business

Zelo Foods

 

Lorraine Nakamba

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

To gain entrepreneur skills

Age

24

Fun fact

I love to sing, doesn’t matter where or what I am doing, I just find myself singing

Business

Zambikes

 

Felistus Shamilimo

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

I hope to gain some skills especially in communications and presentation. And also learn about how you can run a successful business. I also want to learn about different cultures

Age

25

Fun fact

I am a big fan of TV series and I love staying up late watching them

Business

Zelo Foods

 

Mzeziti Mwanza

What do you hope to get out of the programme?

I want to acquire personal skills, understanding of diversity and intercultural work and learn how to take action on global issues

Age

25

Fun fact

I love big hair and bright lips

Business

Zamgoat

 

Thank you Team Lusaka, good luck with your work to support these exciting Lusaka enterprises!