From Africa to my Mother’s Kitchen

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“Inspiration Avenue”

Welcome to the road less traveled, where good deeds, uncommon strength and unfettered will receives the souls much needed attention.

Our Inaugural feature is a man whose art has traveled all the way from Africa to my Mother’s Kitchen!

We introduce Mr. Kennedy Ng’ang’a, a young man with quadriplegia living in a village in Mombasa, Kenya, whose determination to survive and give back to others with his Art has touched us all here at PushLiving.

We hope you too will find the beauty, joy and remarkable spirit of this man a reason to celebrate life.

When beginning to write about Kennedy for this feature, the first thing I did was try to locate his website. I ordered a beautiful peacock for my Step Father who loves Africa.

kennedy_2Imagine the hours of work he put into these paintings to support his family after his Mother, who was his caregiver, passed away.

“Now I am doing original paintings for individuals and it at least sustains me because I get the payments direct.”

“I also began classes to improve my work.”

Kennedy offers us many reasons to find inspiration in his story.

To see Kennedy’s work please go to his Facebook page and explore his albums.  You can even commission an original work by contacting him there. Once you receive the work in mail, then you will pay him.

Deborah Davis

Deborah is a Speaker, Disability Inclusion Consultant, Entrepreneur, Writer and Business Owner of Wheelchair Lifestyle Enterprise Push Living Inc.

She was a Former Dancer, Accident Survivor (C 6-7 Spinal Cord Injury resulting in incomplete Quadriplegia 1985), College grad (BBA Finance 1991 U of Miami), with a background in Sales and Marketing and Non Profit Development and Management.

She is now embarked on new path creating a market for Disability Inclusive Stock Images with the creation of PUSHlivingPhotos.com and publishing an online enterprise: PushLiving.com. The mission is to create Inclusion for people with disabilities through stock images for advertising, marketing and editorial uses, providing accessible properties for travel, swap or purchase, publishing an online magazine for improved health and well-being, providing information and opportunities for Accessible Travel, and operating an online store with products that improve lives.

She is most passionate about building a network of people with disabilities who are empowering, supporting and creating a more inclusive world. Personally, she is a mother of two beautiful, wise and exceptionally bright young women, and residing in South Florida.

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