Jason Florio is a humanitarian photographer and storyteller. His work focuses on under-reported stories about people living on the margins of society and in places of conflict – and he has done several photography projects for United Purpose. Here, he talks to us about his inspiring career journey to date.
Meet Victoria Petulo. She lives in a small rural village in Dedza, Malawi, and she is the only girl in a family of six children. Ambitious and brimming with exciting plans for the future, she explains how easy access to clean water has transformed her life.
United Purpose’s partner organisation, Moving the Goalposts (MTG), uses football as a tool to transform the lives of disadvantaged girls and young women. Operating in two of Kenya’s coastal counties – Kilifi and Kwale – MTG trains girls and young women to become leaders by organising league activities and peer education programmes.
Neftali Kadzombe, 43, is a farmer with four children - three daughters and one son. He comes from Chipse Village in Dedza district, Malawi.
Steve Harknett, United Purpose’s Global Advisor in Sport for Development and Peace, reflects on his recent visit to Kenya, where he led a creative workshop on using the power of sport to engage children in health, hygiene, literacy and numeracy.