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 COVID-19  Kenya Project #46536

COVID-19 CLEAR FACE MASK FOR DEAF

by Kenya Christian School For The Deaf
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COVID-19 CLEAR FACE MASK FOR DEAF
COVID-19 CLEAR FACE MASK FOR DEAF
COVID-19 CLEAR FACE MASK FOR DEAF
COVID-19 CLEAR FACE MASK FOR DEAF
COVID-19 CLEAR FACE MASK FOR DEAF
COVID-19 CLEAR FACE MASK FOR DEAF
COVID-19 CLEAR FACE MASK FOR DEAF
COVID-19 CLEAR FACE MASK FOR DEAF
COVID-19 CLEAR FACE MASK FOR DEAF

Summary

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

$1,000
total goal
$730
remaining
6
donors
0
monthly donors
11
months

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.

Resources

http:/​/​www.kenyachristianscho.wixsite.com/​kcsd
KCSD Deaf face mask Innvation
DEAF APPRECIATES COVID-19 FACE MASK
Deaf appreciating covid 19 clear face mask
Deaf receiving face mask

Organization Information

Kenya Christian School For The Deaf

Location: Nairobi - Kenya
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @kcsd2
Project Leader:
Charles Ngiela
CEO
Nairobi, Kenya
$270 raised of $1,000 goal
 
6 donations
$730 to go
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