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Florence Ndagire’s Path to Becoming a Global Disability Advocate

Florence Ndagire is breaking down barriers for persons with disabilities. After making history as the first lawyer in Uganda who is blind, she worked for nonprofits all over the world, fundraising and advocating for disability rights. Now, Ndagire is pursuing a Ph.D. at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. In this profile, filmed at her home in Buwambo, Ndagibire recounts the challenges she’s faced and overcome throughout her career.

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Filmmaker: Esther Suubi

Esther Suubi from Uganda is a recent graduate from Uganda Christian University with a bachelor's degree in mass communication. She is a person with a psychosocial disability and an advocate for young girls' and women's voices. Suubi is also a peer educator at Triumph Mental Health Support and does work with the organization's communications team.

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