Fillemon Shikomba has over three years? experience in the education sector. He focuses on helping orphans at rural schools, providing education to special needs students, and gathering funds to buy solar panels to help electrify rural schools. Currently, Fillemon works for the SWAPO Youth League at the district level and is a volunteer at the Namibia Red Cross Society. He is also currently establishing his own NGO. Fillemon holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Tambov State University of Russia. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, he hopes to use acquired experience to empower young people from the rural communities of Namibia to team up with the Namibian First Lady on her One Economy Foundation.