Ext 4’s Saleem aspires to inspire the disabled through his journey to mobility

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles, Lenasia South Ext 4’s Saleem Fayzoo (54) is a living testament of God’s strength after undergoing a medical journey which completely altered his life.

By Queen Machimana- intern

Twenty-eight-years ago, Fayzoo was diagnosed with diabetes which led to renal failure, he spent 8 years on dialysis and underwent kidney transplant 2 years ago. Last year in September he was amputated on his left leg.

“From every trial in life there is a wound, from every wound there is a scar, and every scar has a story that says, I survived,” Fayzoo told GLOBE POST.

Saleem Fayzoo encourages others to trust themselves in order to overcome challenges

Today, he is using a prosthetic leg and is able to walk, drive daily and carry on with life as if nothing has ever happened.

Fayzoo added: “I thank everyone for their prayers and express my heartfelt gratitude to my passengers, community, family and friends for being supportive and understanding throughout this journey. A special thank you to Wasalaam preschool (Apa Ayesha) and Eduheart Academy (Zohra) for their support.”

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