Born in Drohobych (the Second Polish Republic) on 15 June 1938. She was born to a mixed Polish-Ukrainian family, which was one of the reasons why she did not repatriate together with her parents after World War II. They remained in the land incorporated into the USSR. In 1945, Kamila Czajkowska started learning at a newly-opened Polish school which was torched. She continued learning at a Soviet school. After leaving the primary school she started working at a technical-and-inventorying office in Drohobych, where she drew up construction plans. She finished the secondary building school as an extramural student. In addition to her work at the office she appeared as a technical expert in court trials. She now lives with her daughter in Drohobych.