The Disabled in Ghana
Ghana is a poor country, and when 80% of the population has no water or electricity, things like ramps for wheelchair access are not a priority.
People with disabilities face many challenges. Some cultures are more accepting than others.
Ghana is a poor country, and when 80% of the population has no water or electricity, things like ramps on buildings for wheelchair access are not a priority. As a result, disabled people there need much determination to succeed.
The BBC's Geoff Adams-Spink visits Peggy Donkor, a TV journalist in Ghana who is disabled. She has recently received an award for Journalist of the Year for her exceptional reportage.
Geoff Adams-Spink is the BBC's Disability Affairs Correspondent. For this series, he traveled across continents to meet a number of disabled people. He finds out what motivates and frustrates other disabled people in their daily lives and compares their experiences with his own.
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