Keywords: Brazil, Middle East, app, cerebral palsy, intellectual disabilities
|Name of Organisation||Livox|
|Type of organisation||Social Business (for-profit)|
|Funding model||Income from the project itself (licenses). Civil society funding (550k $ grant from Google)|
Over 25,000 people with disabilities use our solution in 10 countries from Brazil, to the United States and the Middle East. software is compatible with 25 languages. Livox is being mainly used in schools to enable non-verbal people to communicate with teachers and their peers and also to enable them to access any educational content. The software adjusts itself according to every disability need.
The CEO founded Livox to help his daughter who has Cerebral Palsy due to a medical mistake. The software was tested with hundreds of different disabled people at the founder´s rehab center.
Founder received many awards, including Social Entrepreneur of 2017 by the World Economic Forum, Schwab Foundation, Davos, Switzerland
THEORY OF CHANGE
We asked projects to outline their impact model (also called Theory of Change) – their main target groups, the key activities they offer these target groups, and what impact they want to achieve:
|People with disabilities||Speaking and learning||Empower them through communication and learning|
|Teachers and educators||Less work when dealing with disabled students, more activities for them||Better support students with disabilities or learning impairments.|