COVID-19  Kenya Project #46536

CLEAR FACE MASK FOR DEAF

by Kenya Christian School For The Deaf
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Summary

LIP-READING AND FACIAL EXPRESSION are crucial to deaf and hard of hearing 4 effective communication. We will produce face mask for deaf with the clear window that will enable deaf and hard of hearing to express themselves effectively through lip-reading and facial expression hence mitigating communication barrier that has existed. The organization will assign trained deaf tailors to sew and produce clear face mask 4deaf and distribute them free to hearing impaired and hard of hearing persons.

$5,000
total goal
$3,164
remaining
8
donors
0
monthly donors
1
year

Challenge

BLOCK FACE MASK: Block face masks are spreading as a corona-virus mitigation measure, but it's leaving out a large population of deaf and hard of hearing who can't lipread when communicating whilst the mouth is covered, hence exposing them to high risk in battling Covid-19 pandemic. The usual face mask that block off the face such that one can only see the eyebrows, making it a huge communication barrier to the deaf, hard of hearing persons and with essential service providers.

Solution

COVID-19 Face Mask For Deaf with the clear window space will allow deaf and hard of hearing to express themselves effectively through facial expression and lip-reading in addition to sign language. Deaf and hard of hearing persons rely on facial expression and the mouth to communicate for lip reading effectively, of which COVID-19 Face Mask For Deaf with the clear window space has provided a solution that will cater and help in combating COVID-19 pandemic.

Long-Term Impact

ICOVID-19 Pandemic is an emergency solution that requires urgent measures to curb its spread to the most vulnerable. Therefore, ICOVID-19 face mask Deaf with the clear window space will mitigate communication barrier that has existed as a result of usual face mask that block off the face such that one can only see the eyebrows, making it difficult for deaf, hard of hearing persons to communicate. COVID-19 Face Mask For Deaf with the clear window space will break communication barrier.

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Organization Information

Kenya Christian School For The Deaf

Location: Nairobi - Kenya
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @kcsd2
Project Leader:
Charles Ngiela
CEO
Oyugis, HomaBay Kenya
$1,836 raised of $5,000 goal
 
9 donations
$3,164 to go
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