Innovative Practice 2021 on Inclusive Employment and ICT
Sign language relay service with a successful scaling strategy
DeafTawk is a for-profit start-up technology company based in Islamabad, Pakistan. It has developed a mobile application that connects deaf users with certified sign language interpreters in real time through video calling, used by individuals and businesses. Available on both IOS and Android platforms, DeafTawk has now been replicated in Singapore. Between 2018 and 2020 it has provided 94,000 hours of sign language interpretation to some 18,000 users across both countries.
“Through DeafTawk I can now easily narrate my words and feel empowered to be part of society.”
|Name of Innovative Practice:||DeafTawk|
|Sub-Category||A practice from the Business Sector|