Namutenga Kalunga is a youthful 30 year old with an avert love for life. She is Christian, loving mother of one, a dutiful wife to a loving husband and is a trained Journalist with Public Relations and advertising. A firm believer of a thought that the only way to development our beloved Zambia is by changing the mindset of oneself from relying on others to taking ownership.
Having had a colorful upbringing Namutenga has lived in Lusaka, Kabwe and is currently residing in her birth town of Chingola on the Copperbelt (mwana Kopala), a town which was once revered as the cleanest town in Zambia, a position which through her advocacy of mind change she believe the town will win back. Namutenga is currently working on a document that will address the issue of waste management is her quest to supplement government’s effort of fighting water borne diseases like cholera.
Moving mainly along the line of rail Namutenga has learnt at different school at which her leadership quality where enhanced and put to use by school authorities who entrusted her with leadership positions from a tender age. Having been always one to speak for the voiceless in any environment Namutenga thought of studying journalism as a means to do that. She has worked and has been attached to a number of organizations like Zambezi airline as a trainee cabin crew attendant, held leadership positions at different radio stations in her home town.
Namutenga is a loyal friend, bubbly fun loving, witty, funny, and adventurous and adrenaline seeker who believes life is meant to be lived.
“Don’t stop to live your life as a lady just because you are married with children, have fun be joyful and by doing so you will look young and fresh for a long time” wise words from my husband that I live by.