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A short documentary that highlights one of the very many and avoidable challenges People With Disabilities (PWDs) in Nigeria face when accessing public facilities.

In this video, I follow my friend Mrs Tosin Ishola on a trip around town, to witness first hand just how inaccessible the Nigerian built-up environment is.

Watch! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmI43FVJh1U&feature=youtu.be

This multimedia story is part of an assignment for Voices of Our Future a program of World Pulse that provides rigorous digital empowerment and citizen journalism training for grassroots women leaders. World Pulse lifts and unites the voices of women from some of the most unheard regions of the world.

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Emily Garcia's picture

Great job!

Vweta, this video is incredibly powerful! Well done!

Thank you for calling attention to the physical obstacles people with disabilities face on a daily basis in Nigeria. You have taken us on a walk in a PWD's shoes. Your work is so important. Keep it up!

Warmest,
Emily

Emily Garcia
World Pulse Online Community Lead

Cali gal Michelle's picture

Vweta- As a sister and a

Vweta-
As a sister and a therapist of those with physical challenges, I am acutely aware of inequality and indifference to these needs. It seems they are not seen, despite it staring them in the face. I hope awareness and action begins to bring change in Nigeria!

Thank you for bringing this to us, Vweta!

Let us Hope together-
Michelle
aka: Cali gal

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Wendyiscalm's picture

Incredibly moving and well done

Hi Vweta,

This is incredibly moving and well done. You have touched me and many others I am sure as well as heightening our sensitivity of this issue where you are. Keep up the great work.

Thank you.

Ubuntu (I am who I am because of who we are together),

Wendy Stebbins

Wendy Stebbins
Founder/CEO
I AM ONE IN A MILLION Non-Profit Organization focused on helping street orphans and vulnerable children in Livingstone, Zambia Africa.

Celine's picture

Thanks to Mrs. Ishola

Hi Vweta,

Good job and great thanks to Mrs. Ishola for allowing you follow her on the journey. Yes, our challenges in Nigeria, which may be heard for people outside our circle to understand. In the month of June this year, I almost fainted at the bridge at Ojota, which seems the highest in Lagos. Nigeria is richly blessed with natural resources and yet a good per cent of the population are subjected to states of mental and physical agony, which constantly push us downward upon our efforts to live like others. We keep the struggle alive, no going back!

Thank you dear sister for this great job. See you soon.

Celine

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