Jayne Waithera is a human rights defender from Kenia. She suffers from a skin deficiency that makes her albino with low vision. Against all odds, she has risen from the stigma of being different to a young woman, who has used her own challenges as a motivation to promote a society that does not exclude people for being different. Through her work she promotes diversity and inclusiveness by innovative means. Her goal is to raise awareness and reduce the stigma associated with albinism.
Jayne talks about her personal journey as a woman with albinism – to acceptance, forgiveness and transforming mindsets about the rare genetic condition.
Watch her story.