Former Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) employee Emilie Olifant suffered a spinal cord injury in a car accident in 2003.
According to the 2011 census data, there are 2.9 million people with disabilities in South Africa.
The data shows that about 2.5% of people with physical disabilities have mild difficulty walking, while 1% reported having serious difficulty walking a kilometer or climbing stairs.
Olifant shares her journey with a disability, personal achievements, aspirations and challenges SABC Digital News producer Lebo Tshangela in this bi-weekly feature, Thrive.
Below is the full podcast:
PODCAST: THRIVE Part 3: Former JSE worker with spinal cord injury shares her story – SABC News
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