Kenya News | Deaf & Hearing-Impaired

Uber program provides economic opportunities for hearing-impaired drivers in Nairobi
  • Deaf and hearing-impaired citizens are finding new income opportunities through a new pilot program from Uber and the Kenya National Association for the Deaf targeting the population.
  • The program makes it easier for Deaf individuals to bypass the strict licensing requirements that often inhibit community members from providing personal-service transportation in the country.
  • According to one professional association, there are more than 600,000 hearing-impaired people in Kenya.

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