As the men’s World Cup draws to a close, we chat to Dorcas Amakobe – Executive Director of our partner organisation, Moving the Goalposts – about the possibilities football has opened up for young girls and women in Kenya.
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.
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.