Inspiring lady overcomes living with polio to start her own company

Inspiring lady overcomes living with polio to start her own company

- Uzoamaka Anita Aseigbu has found a way to deal with living with polio and still achieves what she wants in life

- The Nigerian lady was able to start her company, Write Hand Hub, after she obtained a degree in English language and literature

- Anita said her love for books helped her to escape discriminations from people

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Uzoamaka Anita Asiegbu has overcome living with polio to achieve her life's dreams. A disability advocate and communication strategist, she is also very passionate about books.

In an interview with Daily Trust, she said that her love for books provided a way of escape for when she was a little.

After getting a degree in English language and literature from Nnamdi Azikwe University, she got the idea to help people gather their thoughts into words.

To do that, she started a freelancing company called Write Hand Hub which helps people to produce content. She said polio affected her right limb as she had to rely on a crutch to walk.

Anita said that people’s stares used to make her very uncomfortable but right now, not so much. She added that sometimes, the stares are not consciously done.

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A collage of Anita 's pictures. Photo source: Daily Trust/LinkedIn/WriteHandHuub

A collage of Anita 's pictures. Photo source: Daily Trust/LinkedIn/WriteHandHuub
Source: UGC

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She would not know the discrimination that was ahead of her until she left her home for school and expanded her social circles. Her exclusion from her mates angered her much as she tried to prove that she can perform as well as them.

On handling deadlines from her clients, she said she gives herself a tighter deadline than the one she gave them and shares her work stages with them.

Briefly.co.za earlier reported about Njabulo Mbokane, a 25-year-old farmer. She is farming in Mpumalanga on a 200 hectare piece of land.

Her inspiring story was shared on social media by Twitter user Blessings Ramoba, who captioned the tweet:

"Meet Njabulo Mbokane, a 25 years old who runs a 200ha farm in Mpumalanga, she employs many full time and 18 seasonal staff. "

Njabulo currently supplies SAB with yellow maize and is expanding into livestock.She was named SAB FarmSol Young Emerging Farmer of the Year."

Social media users were inspired by the young farmer and they applauded her hustle online.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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