Fellowship Changed Life of Paraplegic Alumnus
Being treated without bias has had tremendous impact in the way I look and think about myself. I hold my head higher now and feel like I have something of substance to contribute.”Brian Muchiri Waihenya, 2023 Fellowship Alumnus, Kenya
Brian Muchiri Waihenya, a 2023 Fellowship Alumnus from Kenya, has been in a wheelchair since he was involved in an automobile crash as a teenager. This summer, he participated in a Leadership Institute studying Civic Engagement at Michigan State University in Lansing, Michigan, and a Professional Development Experience at Wilderness Inquiry in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Learn what he learned about himself and about what it’s like to be a differently abled person in the United States in this article from Tuko.