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PICTURES: Meet The Blind Couple Who Make Beads, Air Freshener And Liquid Wash For A Living


The touching story of a blind couple named Mr and Mrs Ogunlayi definitely brings tears to the eyes.

According to the online user who shared the story on Nairaland, the couple didn’t allow their disabilities to prevent them from achieving their goals and making progress.

Read below:

I would like to tell you guys about two wonderful people I meet yesterday, their names are Mr Jimoh Ogunlayi and Mrs Bridget Ogunlayi, and they are both blind but happy couples. They got married in 2014 and very productive even in their state they make a lot of nice things with beads like Bags, Lamp Holder, Flower vase, Flower pot, fruit basket etc

Mr Jimoh Ogunlayi is a graduate of SPED Oyo with a degree in visual Impaired/social studies; he lost his sight in 1993 due to an accident. interestingly he was the one that fixed the wiring and bulbs to the lamp holders by himself

Mrs Bridget Ogunlayi is a graduate of computer science from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, she lost her sight in 2008 due to a drug reaction.

They learnt how to make all this from the Nigerian Farm Craft Center for the Blind Isheri Olofin Powerline Lagos.

This is some of their works; you can actually buy or learn from them.

They make liquid soup, Air fresheners. Please try to patronize them and support them.

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