Wheeling across Africa for the disabled

Kenyan making 4,000km journey to Cape Town to fund spinal rehabilitation centre.

    Zachary Kimotho lost the use of his legs in 2004 when a gunman shot him in an attempted car-hijacking.

    He is now wheeling himself 4,000km away from Kenya, to the nearest spinal rehabilitation clinic, in Cape Town.

    Kimotho hopes to raise 250 million Kenyan shillings to build a rehabilitation centre in Kenya along the way. He also hopes to draw attention to the way disabled people are treated right across the continent.

    Peter Greste reports from Nairobi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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