I have been back in Zimbabwe for 8 months now (well it will be 8 months on the 2nd of June) and one thing I know without a shadow of doubt is that I miss Melbourne so much. Zimbabwe is home, I was born and breed here, my family is here, my childhood memories are… Continue reading Ableism In The Black Community.
It is full on election season here in Zimbabwe, though the actual date of the elections is yet to be announced; campaigning is in full swing from everyone running for office. Being active on social media I have noticed one thing, there’s never any mention of disability issues/rights whenever Zimbabweans discuss the new Zimbabwe they… Continue reading Zimbabweans Please Demand More From Leaders Regarding Disability Rights.
December 3 is International Day of People with Disabilities. To commemorate the day Endless Possibilities an organization in Zimbabwe that exists to empower people with disabilities run by people with disabilities is hosting a fundraising dinner on December 2 at Celebration Centre in Borrowdale Harare from 6- 9pm. All proceeds will go towards renovating homes… Continue reading Endless Possibilities Fundraising Dinner To Renovate Homes For People With Disabilities.
A few weeks ago I was so confused and puzzled when I discovered that the Zimbabwean national disability coordinator does not have a disability. Confused and puzzled is an under statement, shoooook is more like it. Yes I was straight up shook. "No ways", I replied to my friend. "Hol'up you just said what? That's… Continue reading The National Disability Coordinator Does Not Have A Disability.
A fortnight ago I had the pleasure and honour of doing a presentation on Working With Clients With Disabilities at a friend's workplace for their team day. When I was approached I was very hesitant in fact I gave so many excuses as to why I could not do it and instead recommended other people… Continue reading Working With People With Disabilities.
https://twitter.com/advocatemahere/status/849674949962985472 Dear Advocate Mahere, Last week Thursday I was tagged in your one of your Facebook posts and whilst I understood what you were saying I was however offended by it. I initially brushed it off but after reading the many comments people cheering you on calling you a savage and a legend, I was… Continue reading Advocate Fadzayi Mahere Your Wheelchair Joke Was Offensive.
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES to all my fellow people with disabilities. This is our day to celebrate and honour each other and of course celebrate ourselves. Last night I participated in a Twitter chat/ discussion hosted by AbleChildAfrica which gave me an idea for this blog post. I will share The theme… Continue reading International Day of Persons With Disabilities.