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My Short History

Miyoba Mumbela

Lusaka, Zambia

Sport Leader, National Organisation for Women in Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation

"Joining the volleyball team gave me confidence that I can improve in sports. It allows me to make a difference in my family and my community."

My Short History

Miyoba is the only person with disability in her family. With her story she wants to send a message to all the parents of children with disabilities to support and love their children. Thanks to her parents' support, who treat her just the same as their other children, Miyoba was able to enjoy not only education, but also playing volleyball and seeing what a great impact sport can have on her life.