Building the Resilience of Persons with Disabilities through Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration

December 16, 2022

By Hellen Owuor, Communications Officer (CRIFSUP Project), World Vision Kenya

The name Samson Atodonyang’ is renowned to the community in Senetwo location, situated in Chepareria ward, West Pokot County, Kenya.

Samson, 47, is a role model to many who feel challenged by the fact that he is abled differently, yet he has done so much in his homestead and in the community at large.

Being a climate action advocate, his passion, resilience and love for conserving the environment is unmatched.

At the tender age of seven, Samson suffered from Poliomyelitis (polio) which led to disability in the legs as his lower limbs became weak. He uses his arms to aid in mobility.

Despite this challenge, Samson efficiently serves in various leadership positions in Senetwo, demonstrating the true definition of the adage “disability is not inability”.

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