Ana was born in the District of Ibo, in Mozambique. She later lived in Pemba where she studied accounting. After finishing she returned to Ibo to live with her partner and their four children. Ana worked many years for the government as well as for a number of different national and international NGOs, in addition to working as a entrepreneur in the hospitality sector.
Since February, 2017, she is the director of the School of Practical Professions of Ibo (EOI), Ana is a active women committed to the development of her community, especially in regards to the women and children of Ibo.