It was a colorful fashion Show that took place in Blantyre that saw persons with disabilities patronizing it to prove to people that disability is not inability.
Among the models of the fashion show was Tapiwa Kamanga from Spinal Injuries Association of Malawi SIAM and in a phone in interview after the Fashion show, she expressed gratitude to the organizers of the show for allowing persons with disabilities to take part
“We were really honored for being allowed to take part in the show and as a model I felt honored indeed. This shows that we persons with disabilities can do whatever other people can don do,” said Kamanga.
I n her part, PODICAM Acting Executive Director Lyness Manduwa who spoke on behalf of the entire disability movement congratulated those models from disability fraternity for showing that disability is not inability.
“We believe that disability is not inability and his is what we have seen today and that is good indeed,” she said
A total of 9 persons with disabilities from various Organizations of Persons with Disabilities OPDs patronized the event as models.