FAMA KA

Fama is a blind strong woman, who is engaged in many organizations for the defense and advocacy of the rights of the disabled. She is been advocating for the disabled, especially those living in poverty, for many years now and DOCUSOUND offers her the chance to advance her communication skills and impact more lives. Click…

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LAMINE THIOBANE

Lamine is blind and very engaged in social activities for the blind and visually impaired. DOCUSOUND is a chance for him to fulfill his dream of being a professional communicator and advancing his cause of equality for all members of society. Click here to listen to Lamine’s interview and discover his project. Click here to…

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THIARE MOUSSA

Thiare Moussa is visually impaired and he works at the Dakar Cheik Anta Diopp University as a counselor for students living with a disability. Thiare joined DOCUSOUND to make sure his activity as a much needed counselor can branch out into the civil society and not only the students. Click here to listen to Thiare’s documentary…

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YRIBE NDIARYE

Yribè hosts a radio show on an independent community radio. His show revolves around the issues of disability (which he knows well, being a disabled himself) in a way that is funny and yet useful: he invites all sorts of laid back guests to talk about burning issues and find bright solutions to disability-related issues….

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NDEYE MANE NTOURE

A young and talented performing artist, Manè is fascinated with the world of disability and the capacity of disabled performers to convey emotions in a very intense way. She joined DOCUSOUND to acquire the skills to tell her inspirational stories in a way that can reach the wide audience of radio. Click here to listen…

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MOUHAMADOU BAMBA DIOP

The coordinator of the Senegal Association of Albinos, Bamba is very active in advocating for the rights of Albinos in Senegal, from the access to education and health to the right of not being in danger due to traditional beliefs (i.e. the Albinos are often sacrificed, kidnapped and their organs sold for witchcraft). DOCUSOUND for…

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MOUHAMED MOUSSA TOUACI

Mouhammed has a physical handicap and for this reason all his life has been challenging, but he is a die-hard and wants to make sure people living wit a disability has a better life than he had. For this he already hosts a radio show and with DOCUSOUND he will improve his communication skills to…

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EDNA MANGA

Ednah is a young woman living with albinism. Albinism is a genetic condition in which the lack of melamine affects the skin (that is extremely sensitive to the sunlight to the point of getting severely burnt) and the eyes (the lack of melamine prevents the optic nerve from fully developing). Being albino in Africa means…

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TONY OGUTU

Tony is a psychological counselor working with HIV+ women. HIV+ himself, Tony is determined to give voice to the voiceless, in a society where being a woman and being HIV+ means losing the love of your husband and the support of your family and having to overcome major struggles to support your children. Tony wants…

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SIMON KIMANGA

Simon joined DOCUSOUND with the aim of advocating for all those men and children in Kenya who are born and grow up without a father. Single mothers are rather common in Kenya, Simon himself has not being recognized by his father and it is his urgent need to tell the story of far too many…

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