Matilda Mwaba

As Executive Director, Trustee and Founder of NOWSPAR, I am proud to share our work and invite you...
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Zambia at 50: Women Leading Sport

Zambia at 50: Women Leading Sport

 

The Women Sport Leaders Breakfast Seminar was held on Saturday 18th October to highlight issues around Women’s participation in leadership in sport as Zambia commemorates its 50th Anniversary. The Seminar reflected on the sport sector in Zambia and its engagement with women and leadership from the perspectives of Policy, Practice and Advocacy.  This Seminar was hosted in partnership with the National Sports Council of Zambia.

The panel consisted of Ms. Pumulo Mundale- Ministry of Gender, Ms. Doris Mulenga- Ministry of Sport, Dr. Lwatula- National Sports Council, Ms. Matilda Mwaba- NOWSPAR, Mr. Alfred Foloko – Zambia Judo Association.

Panelists discussed…

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Zambia at 50: Celebrating Sport for Development

Zambia at 50: Celebrating Sport for Development

Zambia is celebrating it’s 50 years of independence, considering the role of sport in development, the National Sports Council of Zambia in partnership with sport for development organisations NOWSPAR, Sport in Action and Edusport Foundation with the support of the Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sport (NIF) held a workshop and a sports festival.

The festival brought together over 250 youths to participate in basketball, football, netball, volleyball competitions and life skills…

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International Day of the Girl

International Day of the Girl

Over 300 adolescent girls gathered at the Olympic Youth Development Centre to participate in our Goal Event in celebration of International Day of the Girl Child. The Theme ‘Empowering Adolescent Girls: Breaking the Cycle of Violence’ reflects the aim of the Goal Program that has sessions covering financial literacy, prevention of violence, rights and health.

The Goal Event participants were drawn from various sports associations including Handball, Volleyball, Basketball, Hockey, Martial Arts, Boxing,…

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