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Francis Chishala- International Disability Rapporteur
MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY (Merit Portfolio) By FRANCIS CHISHALA (MR.) BSc, ZAMBIA I, Francis Chishala, was born on the 7th April 1971 at Kafwimbi’s Village, Chief Mukupa Katandula, of Mporokoso district of northern province of Zambia. My Father whose name is Kafula Chishala Chongo, a Zambian, was born in 1945 in Mporokoso. He is a Bemba by Tribe. My Mother whose name is Mulunga Ndashi, also a Zambian, was born in 1950 at Kapesha Village, Mansa, Luapula province. She is Ushi by Tribe. At the age of 7, Francis Chishala was attacked by Polio, a disease that causes physical paralysis. During the time of this ailment, he was taken to Mporokoso District Hospital for medical treatment. During his medical treatment, the doctors recommended that he be referred to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Lusaka to be further examined by the then Cuban doctors. On the 27th July 1979, Francis Chishala was operated on both legs and was given a wheelchair as a means of locomotion to date. In 1980, Francis Chishala first enrolled in early education at Cheshire Homes for the Physically Handicapped Children, Lusaka, Zambia where he did his nursery School education supported by the Roman Catholic Charities of the Sisters of Mercy. In 1984 Francis Chishala enrolled in Grade 1 at Cheshire Homes up to Grade 7 and was selected to Grade 8 at Chileshe Chepela Wansongo Basic School for the Physically Handicapped, Kasama, northern province of Zambia, where he completed Grade 9 and was also selected to grade 10 at Kabulonga Boys’ High School, Lusaka where he completed Grade 12 Full Certificate in November, 1991. In 1994, Francis Chishala was accepted at the Zambia Telecommunications Staff Training College, Ndola, Zambia where he completed a Certificate in Telecommunications and Public Policy and graduated with a Merit. In 1996, he also completed a Diploma in Management and Development Studies and graduated with a Credit. In 2013, Francis Chishala also completed a Diploma at National College for Management and Development Studies and graduated with a Merit in Library Science. Currently, he is holding a Bachelor of Library Science (BSc) degree from Atlantic International University (AIU) Honolulu, Hawaii, in The United States from February 21, 2014 – February 21, 2018. He is a founder of ADVANCED ARTS SERVICES (AAS) a registered Company with disabled persons partners as well as the founder of AFRICA VISION VOICE FOUNDATION (AVVF) a regional disability movement that advocates for the implementation of the United Nations (UN) Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities in Africa. In 2005, Francis Chishala was nominated by the former Ruling Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) to represent the Party the fouth (4th) Regional Summit, Somer set West, Lord’s Charles Hotel, Cape Town, Republic of South Africa, hosted by the Center for Policy Studies (CPS), sponsored by the Netherlands Institute for Multi-party Democracy (NIMD) from October 14-17, 2005. In 2017/2018, Francis Chishala has been appointed Admissions Counselor by Atlantic International University (AIU) Zambia. Finally, he is currently working as the Librarian in the Government Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock based at Zambia Institute of Animal Health (ZIAH), Mazabuka, Southern Province of Zambia. FRANCIS CHISHALA (MR.) BSc Zambia
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