Meet 46-year-old Luka Piano from Phalombe district in Malawi. Luka was born with a disability and uses a wheelchair for mobility. He is the coordinator of the Association of People with Disabilities in Phalombe.
Linda Magombo spent over a decade playing netball for Malawi's national team. As United Purpose launches Girls INSPIRED - a netball-based girls' empowerment project in Dedza district - we speak to Linda about why sport is such a great tool for creating new opportunities and what sport means to her on a personal level.
Steve Harknett, UP’s Global Advisor of Sport for Development and Peace, discusses the challenge of safeguarding to help sport reach its potential for social good.
In celebration of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, we chat with Steve Harknett - UP's Global Advisor on Sport for Development and Peace - about using sport as a tool to life communities up out of poverty.
Much like throughout Malawi, deforestation is rife in Phalombe – a district in the southern region of Malawi. In Chingazi village, people were cutting down trees in the Michesi Mountain for charcoal and firewood at an alarming rate.