Grade 9B Learner of the Week – Beata Ashikuni


Beata Ashikuni, 15 years old

What is your tribe/mother tongue?

Ovambo speaking (Oshikwanyama)

What is your favourite thing about school?

My favourite thing about school is learning more and education myself and also improving my vocabulary.

Who lives with you at your house? What are some of the chores you have to do at home?

I live with my biggest sister and her husband. My chores at home are cooking, cleaning, etc. I actually enjoy doing my chores sometimes.

What would you like people in America to know about your country, Namibia?

I would like them to come visit our gracious and pleasant country. It has extremely beautiful places and things for them to see.

What are some of your goals and dreams? What do you want to be when you grow up?

I want to be a doctor. I really want to heal the ill people who are very sick.

What is your favourite thing about your culture and Namibia?

My favourite thing about my tribe is we respect and adore our tribe very much.

Who is your hero and why?

My hero is one beautiful intelligent woman which is my mother. She is a hard working woman and she never gives up in what she does. Since my Dad died she fights to succeed.


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