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.
Meet 16-year-old Edna Laston. She lives in Ndombole, a small village in Thyolo district in Malawi, and she is in form one at Ndombole Secondary School. Before Edna’s village had access to safe water, Edna had to wake up early to collect water and do household chores before going to school.
As part of our International Women's Day series, we speak with Vida Fosua Adjepong, the Program and Administrative Assistant for United Purpose’s Ghana office.