Musonda Chikwanda




Helena Archer

Placement Country: Zambia
Title: Strategic Support Officer
Partner: Akros
Health equity means, school going children having access to clean water and sanitation in rural areas.

Musonda Chikwanda was born and raised in Lusaka, Zambia. She holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental education from The University of Zambia where she conducted research on the health effects of sitiuating boreholes and septic tanks in the same area. Under the U.S Department of State’s program, EducationUSA, Chikwanda interned at the U.S Embassy in Zambia, helping high school students successfully apply to universities in the United States. She later interned for the Clinton Foundation, on a renewable energy project and facilitated an outreach environmental club program to promote sustainable development. Prior to joining GHC, Chikwanda worked as a Health Analyst, on a project matching health services and cost delivery for the Ministry of Health and Family Health International 360 (FHI 360). In her spare time, Musonda enjoys travelling, trying new foods, and learning French.