Cosmas Okoli

Ashoka Fellow

Citation

This profile was prepared when Cosmas Okoli was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1990.
Introduction
Cosmas Okoli, who at the age of four was disabled by polio, is working to create a society in which the disabled can live full lives and have pride in themselves. He manufactures special protheses, manual car controls, and sports equipment for the disabled and concurrently has established a National Association for Physically Disabled Youth.
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