Angela Timana

Sponsored By: MPDC

Studying at:Industrial and Commercial Institute, Matola, Mozambique

Quick Fire Questions

Favourite film/TV Programme
3 idiots (Indian film)
Favourite colour
Dark blue
Favourite school subject
Chemistry
Favourite childhood toy
Toy car
You’ve just won the lottery, what’s the first thing you will buy?
A big house for my family and travel the world with them.
Where in Mozambique did you grow up?
I grew up in a small town in the south of Maputo (Matola), with my grandmother. When she passed away, I moved to my parents’ house. I have a brother and sister, my mother is a telecommunications operator and my father is business man.
What’s your most memorable childhood memory?
My favourite memory of my childhood is receiving a bicycle when I was 5 years old from my mother because I wanted one so much!
Who is your favourite music artist?
I like R&B, hiphop, kizomba, such as Beyonce, Perola(Angola), Dama do Bling (Mozambique)

“I believe in the potential of education in a society; through it we can improve our economy.”

What would you like to be doing in 5 years time?
I want to be a good and recognised engineer in my field, travel with my work, work in a group offshore and do at least 2 exchange programmes in education.
What or who is your biggest inspiration?
My biggest inspiration is my mother. She is the one who cares about all the problems in my family and gives us courage to not give up and be patient.
What is your biggest achievement to date?
I am proud that I have been accepted into the Field Ready programme and nominated AIESEC (international association for the exchange of students for technical experience) – a global platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential as medicine project coordinator.