Richard Tetteh, a physically challenged barber has shared with SVTV Africa, the story behind his condition, the stigma attached to it and also his livelihood.
The Tema-Newtown based barber indicates that he became paralyzed at the age of eight after a visit to the hospital for an injection. Richard moves around in a wheelchair. Due to the stigma attached to his condition, Richard was denied an education.
Speaking on his livelihood, Richard is a barber. He began in 1999 after learning from a professional. According to him, he's unable to work efficiently because his tools are spoilt, so he works with a blade and comb.
Richard disclosed that most women give him a cold shoulder whenever he proposes love to them. However, Richard found a lady he hopes to settle with her soon.
Mr Tetteh also advised other physically challenged people to learn a trade instead of begging. He believes that once they can work, people will respect their hustle.
He added that he hopes to complete his shop soon and but machines to work effectively. Let's all help Mr Tetteh. Kindly contact SVTV Arica Foundation if you would love to support.
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