Pamela Tuniza represents young refugee women on the board of directors for Shared Action Africa, and also serves as the youth representative and mobilizer on the leadership committee for the Refugee Women’s Collective in Nakivale and Oruchinga Refugee Settlements. She is also a member of Nakivale Sewing Centre, a partner organization that collaborate with Shared Action Africa to provide technical and hands training to young refugee girls in fashion design and garment making. In addition, Pamela is a peer educator for fellow young girls on issues related to reproductive health, economic empowerment, life skills, reproductive health, gender-based violence and conflict resolution. Pamela’s vision is to set up a tailoring workshop where she will train her fellow young women in tailoring and art and craft.
Pamela arrived as a young refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2018, and was resettled in Nakivale Refugee Settlement is a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and she is the Vice Chairperson of the Refugee Women’s Collective in Nakivale