Namakando Simamuna

YC Member 2012-2013

From Zambia

Namakando has been an activist for sexual and reproductive rights since 2009 when she began volunteering in the Youth Action Movement participating in the peer education programmes. She has worked with Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia; assessing and verifying services field reports to determine possible implications for implementation and agree on corrective action with appropriate decision makers. She has worked as a Youth Intern at the International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Region (IPPFAR) Secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya; participating in the planning and implementation of the regional office work programme and monitoring of assigned Member Associations with main focus on youth.