Mr Fred Kibira (Uganda)
With the financial support from Expanding Horizons, Fred achieved a diploma in computer repair and maintenance. The course chosen by Fred fits the economic demand and as such he has many customers and interacts well in the communities where he operates his own business. With the support from Expanding Horizons other support was attracted, and now after 15 years he is able to rent a house and live on his own. Fred used to live with many difficulties and frustrations as the community regarded him as useless.
The work that Fred does, has motivated him in many ways. He even tried to train other young people. Many other youth with disabilities and other community members see Fred as a role model because they had never seen a disabled young person living on his own and taking care of himself.