Born in the 1960's in Mavinga, Angola Julietta did not attend formal school but received a traditional education from her grandmother. As a teenager she was employed by a Portuguese family and later as a child-minder. Soon after marrying Katunga Carimbwe, the couple fled from Angola and settled in Omega in Namibia. She gave birth to two children, but both died from illness.
"I want to say that it is my work that sustains my life. When I paint I feel good."