Prudence Mabhena, a Zimbabwean singer, overcame physical limitations and social stigma to become a renowned musician. Founding the band Liyana with other disabled students, they aimed to challenge society’s perceptions of disability. Their powerful performances brought awareness to the strength and artistic abilities of the disabled community. The documentary film “Music by Prudence” captured Prudence’s journey and won an Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject). Prudence’s dedication, talent, and resilience inspire others and she received the 2018 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards in the disability sector.