Ana was born in the Ibo district in Mozambique. She lived in Pemba, where she studied accountancy. She then returned to Ibo, where she currently lives with her husband and their four children. Ana has worked for the government and varios national and international NGOs for many years, and as an entrepreneur in the hotel industry.
Since February 2017, she has been Director of the Ibo Trade School (EOI). Ana is a very active individual and is devoted to the development of her community, particularly amongst women and young people.