- Uzoamaka Anita Aseigbu has found a way to deal with living with polio and still achieves what she wants in life
- The Nigerian lady was able to start her company, Write Hand Hub, after she obtained a degree in English language and literature
- Anita said her love for books when she was a little girl helped her to escape discriminations from people
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Uzoamaka Anita Asiegbu has overcome living with polio to achieve her life dreams. A disability advocate and communication strategist, she is also very passionate about books.
In an interview with Daily Trust, she said that her love for books made her provided a way of escape for when she was a little.
After getting a degree in English language and literature from Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka, Anambra, she got the idea of how to help people gather their thoughts into words.
To do that, she started a freelancing company called Write Hand Hub which helps people to produce content. She said polio affected her right limb as she had to rely on a crutch to walk.
Anita said that people’s stare used to make her very comfortable but right now, not so much. She added that sometimes, the stares are not consciously done.
She would not know the discrimination that was ahead of her until she left her home for school and expanded her social circles. Her exclusion from her mates angered her much as she tried to prove that she can perform as well as them.
On handling deadlines from her clients, she said she gives herself a tighter deadline than the one she gave them and shares her work stages with them.
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