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What We Do

Our principal focus is sport development for young people through our long term strategic partnership with leading Zambian sports NGO Sport in Action,

The  universities that form the Wallace Group share a commitment to the establishment and sustainable practices of international development and work with our primary partner, the Sport in Action, the Zambian government, and other sport stakeholders to support the delivery of Zambia’s  sports strategy in relation to young people and sustainable community participation.

Sport Development

Sport Development

Through the Volunteer Zambia project the Wallace Group is supporting a partnership between Sport In Action, the National Sports Federations and Sports Associations to develop a network of Community Sport Hub Sites across the whole of Zambia.

Run in the community, by the community, for the communitythe aim is to establish sustainable programmes that widen the impact of sport, but also provide pathways for young Zambians to enrich their lives through participation and leadership.

Sport for Development

Sport for Development

The network of Community Sport Hub Sites provide opportunities for young Zambians to participate and enjoy sport as players, coaches and officials, and a chance to learn and develop new skills that will empower them to become the next generation of leaders.

The Hub Sites also provide a platform for Sport in Action to offer educational programmes to enhance young people’s knowledge in topical areas of health and life skills, which are funded and delivered in partnership with a group of prominent international organisations.

Empowerment of Women and Girls

Empowerment of Women and Girls

Underpinning the whole of our programme, and inline with Zambian Government initiatives, we prioritise participation of women and girls in sport, supporting positive perceptions and helping to break down barriers.

Capacity Building

Capacity Building

From our experience in Zambia over the last 10-15 years, we recognise that to ensure greatest impact the structures and practices we build must be both sustainable and of lasting benefit to the lives of young Zambians

Community Sport Hub Sites

Encouraging and supporting communities to deliver sustainable sport programmes that provide real opportunities for young people across Zambia to participate, learn, develop skills and become leaders

Facilities and Workforce Development

Helping to develop and maintain facilities and services within hub sites, whilst supporting a workforce development pathway to increase participation and provide sustainable sport opportunities for all

Participation and Development

Supporting positive perceptions on women and girls in sport, helping to break down barriers, increase participation and develop leadership opportunities