Mary Anne

I am Mary Anne Mvula Nguni I am 72 yrs old and a grandmother. I have been mining on a small scale for 30 yrs and now I am working very closely with Daughter CHOZI and her two sons. She is also a widow and trained as a jeweller at our Lapidary School. Our main products are aquamarine, garnets, zirconium and prospecting for gold and silver whose indication is good. We employ an average of 15 to 20 male and 5 female I am the immediate Vice Chairperson of AZWIM and currently a trustee. I have also served as Treasure General for Federation of Small Scale Mining Association of Zambia when Pauline was President. Pauline has been very instrumental introduction of us women miners to international markets.