Name: Dedeline Mibamba
Date of Birth: 1982
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Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Condition: Loss of both lower limbs as a teenager in a landmine explosion on the Congo/Angola border.
Prosthetic: Dedeline has only had one basic set of very old and worn prostheses, but Willing & Abel in conjunction with the Roehampton Ability Clinic and the charity “The Dream” are sorting her out with custom made prostheses.
Current Needs: Now, at age 30, Dedeline has been in London competing in the paralympic games! It will be the first time she has ever raced the 1500m wheelchair event.