We all face hardship, but for many, the thought of losing our sight is a horrifying prospect. Despite facing immense difficulties as a result of vision loss, some truly amazing people have overcome their disabilities to achieve amazing things.
Meet Christopher Mwololo an aggressive and go-getter, Signs Television news Presenter, who lost his sight after being administered with wrong medication.
He has overcome his disability with the help of his parents who sent him to a special needs school in his childhood hence achieving his dream of becoming a journalist.
Christopher’s ability to maneuver around his surrounding is aided by a caregiver and also through his great sense of mastering the environments.
Technologically, Chris has an android mobile phone, which has a special application that can be downloaded from the Google play store.
The app by the name “Android accessibility” comes with a voice as “Talkback” which guides him on how to operate his device, therefore, he can read and reply to messages and comfortably browse through the internet without help.
Mwololo has a high sense of fashion, just as presentable as a news anchor should be, he told our reporter that he walks to the boutique by himself, inquires about the color of the clothes he intends to buy, uses his hand to master the texture and from there arranges them systematically according to colors, which helps him to choose comfortably on what to dress without help.
When it comes to exploring the other side of the world, Chris likes listening to music, reading braille storybooks which have heightened his communication skills, he is a good listener by the way a skill he says watching movies grants him.
This story is inspiring to parents with kids who have visual impairments, as long as they are given the right direction they grow and succeed, adapting to your disability helps you overcome fear and achieve your dreams.