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Constance Chiyesu

Lusaka, Zambia

Peer Educator and Secretary, National Organisation for Women in Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation

"I am a role model to my fellow girls and to the community because parents are now encouraging their children to take part in sport. People now believe that through sport we can change lives."

Sports or Education

Constance loved sports as much as she loved school. Her family and friends, however, were insisting that it would be impossible to combine both and that she had to choose one of the two. By working hard, Constance managed to prove them wrong and become a role model in her community.