Mariam Kabamba Merry

Democratic Republic of Congo

Mariam Kabamba Merry was born and raised in Lubumbashi/Democratic Republic of Congo. She is the founderess and national coordinator of Congo Environnement and Nature (CEN), an NGO working for the environmental protection. She holds a bachelor degree in Geology from the University of Lubumbashi and a BSc in environmental management from the University Of South…

Mariam Kabamba Merry was born and raised in Lubumbashi/Democratic Republic of Congo. She is the founderess and national coordinator of Congo Environnement and Nature (CEN), an NGO working for the environmental protection.

She holds a bachelor degree in Geology from the University of Lubumbashi and a BSc in environmental management from the University Of South Africa (UNISA). She is currently studying to obtain a Master degree in environmental sciences.

In 2009, she worked as a voluntary road mender as part of project “Clean City “in the city of Lubumbashi.
From 2010 to 2012, MARIAM was in charge of public relations of the movement Ecological Forum of Young Congolese (FOEJEC (French acronym)) created by University of Lubumbashi students of the Faculty of Sciences.She is a very enthusiastic and motivated woman who is one of the heroes of the world environment day 2019.