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May 27

Does Disability Mean Inability?

Posted by DigitalAmazon in Zambia , technology , screen reader software , organisation , Mary , initiative , HIV positive , Ford Escape , drive , Disability , computers , Communication , children , Chapo , Car , businesses , Braille displays , braille , blind , ARV's , Anthony Riccobono


Imagine that you are a middle aged woman living in a township called Kamwala in Zambia. You are HIV positive, widowed and yet you have managed to rise above the odds and raise two healthy children aged ten and sixteen. You are the breadwinner and everyday you ensure that your children are well fed and taken care of. You grew up having big dreams just like anyone else. Now those dreams are not as vivid as they used to be because everyday your daughter has to give you your ARV’s and you need to use a walking stick, not because you are weak but because you have gone blind.

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