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From Kampala, a fashion show with a difference

Updated 7:00 AM ET, Tue December 11, 2018
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Jane Arinaitwe, who is blind, is a model for Hot Pink Catwalk Charity Fashion Show, which is the largest inclusive event in Uganda. Guilio Molfese/Photo4Fashion
The show is the first of its kind in Uganda -- and features models and designers who are disabled as well as non-disabled. Guilio Molfese/Photo4Fashion
Martin Lubwana, an albino model co-hosted the 2018 show that is about changing perceptions. Jo Munnik/CNN
Flavia Nampiima, an acid attack survivor, walks on the runway during the 2018 show in October. CNN
Stephen Kanyana, who survived polio, was one of the nine designers featured at the event in Entebbe, Uganda. CNN
Models walking the runway at the 2018 show. CNN
Cissy Nagawa, a shoemaker who lost her ability to walk due to polio showcased her latest designs at the show. CNN
Models walking the runway during the 2018 show. These models are challenging how society views people with disabilities. Many come from different parts of the country to attend the event. CNN
Innocent Kobusingye, who is deaf works as a model in the fashion show. It is her third time modeling for the annual event which began in 2016. Jo Munnik/CNN