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Paula Coelho, tiene 49 años, y es natural de Pacos de Ferreira (Portugal).
She left her parents’ home at the age of 18 to go to university. She pursued her career (Modern Languages and Literature – Portuguese and English) as a teacher for some time in Portugal, until she decided she wanted to see what else was out there for her.
When she was 35, she decided to volunteer in an orphanage for a year and ended up in Quelimane, Mozambique. In Mozambique she has done different types of work until now she works as a project coordinator for Fundación Ibo.
She always wanted to live in Africa. They say that visitors fall in love with their first country away from “home” and she did. Africa and Mozambique became her second home.
She has a reputation for being very talkative and curious about people and cultures. Photography and reading are some of her favorite hobbies. Photography and reading are some of her favorite hobbies. She enjoys swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving: boats and islands and water adventures. She is lucky to say that she loves spending time with her friends: she has amazing friends.