Belinda started living on dialysis at the age of 16 and has had two kidney transplants, between 2002 and 2017. Unfortunately, her second transplant failed, and she found herself back on dialysis in January 2018. It was an experience that highlighted the urgent need for more people from the global African diaspora to engage with the issue of organ donation. To this end, she uses her voice and platform as a journalist to create awareness.
To see Belinda’s talk on changing peoples’ minds on donation. click the link below: