Donatilla Kanimba began her life with most of the odds against her. She had been forced to flee her home country of Rwanda with her parents early on, where
17-year-old Sada Igikundiro was born deaf and when she was six years old she also lost her sight. Sada could no longer communicate with the outside world and life turned into a passive waiting at home for another day to pass. But thanks to a project where deafblind people learn to communicate using tactile sign language, her life changed.
Jado lives with his family in the small village of Urugero, in the eastern province of Rwanda. He has six children. Two of them are blind. None of the sons have been allowed to go to the village school because the teachers have not considered it relevant that they should receive an education.