- A young wheelchair-bound lady is inspiring many as she takes on life's challenges with a smile
- Charne Hugo recently participated in the #JerusalemaChallenge but that's not all she's done this year
- The 29-year-old was crowned Top Model South Africa 2020 some months ago and has entered singing competitions as well
A stunning young lady has not allowed her disability to get in the way of her passion. Charne Hugo from Cape Town is wheelchair-bound but showed the nation and the world that she can still bust a move.
29-year-old Charne uploaded a video of herself using her arms, shoulders and wheelchair to dance to the global hit Jerusalema. Charne has never allowed her wheelchair to define her as she has entered beauty pageants, singing competitions and enjoys scuba diving.
Charne has entered both South Africa's Got Talent and Idols SA in a bid to further her singing career. She was also crowned Top Model South Africa 2020 earlier this year.
In an interview with YOU, Charne said:
"I don't see it as a disability. I see it as a different ability. I want to inspire people and tell them they can do anything."
Charne lost the usage of her legs due to complications from heart surgery she had when she was five. Click here to watch Charne's #JerusalemaChallenge.
In other inspiring news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on a young female farmer who is inspiring many after starting a backyard nursery. A young Limpopo woman is making a huge difference in her impoverished community.
This after she came up with the innovative idea to grow vegetables inside a nursery in her very own backyard. Shanen Rikhotso first set out on a mission to change the general outlook of her rural village called N’wamitwa, outside Tzaneen in Limpopo after she noticed that the place was plagued by unemployment and youths who have nothing else to do but do drugs and drown their sorrows in alcohol.
Shanen is slowly changing all of that by proving to others that there are opportunities for growth even in a small village. Using herself as an example, she planted veggies in her backyard which soon became a nursery, which she decided to call Ntsakelo’s Nursery.
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