Voice of Specially Abled People (VoSAP) is a unique "Advocacy" focused platform that provides opportunity to all eco system partners to connect with each other, share experiences, voice their issues, solutions, information, projects that needs CSR funding or other donations from across the globe.
Now, VoSAP has been working towards empowering the specially-abled people in India.
VoSAP believes that empowerment of the Specially Abled People (SAP) is possible by positioning this large population (6%) as a strong support group like in the US and other mature democracies.
The organisation has been trying to achieve its vision of "Barrier-free India" by 2020. Pranav Desai, the Founder of VoSAP met Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the latter's recent US visit in Sept 2015.
During their meeting, Mr Desaiand his team presented India's Opportunity in the Assistive technology for the SAP and its ramifications in creating a domino effect of growth and entrepreneurship in AT and ICT sectors.
This would impact a range of socioeconomic issues and contribute to the planet's GDP, believes team VoSAP.
Mr Desai also explained what is Assistive technology and how it can help the specially-abled people in the country.
Assistive technology is a rainbow of terms for people with special challenges, such as assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices, plus the methods used in selecting, locating, and using them.
The entire palette of Assistive technology promotes self-reliance by enabling people to perform tasks that they formerly, were either unable to accomplish, or had great difficulty doing so, by enhancements to, or altering processes of interacting with, the technology required to accomplish such tasks.
The Prime Minister too listened to Mr Desai and assured him help. The PM also advised Mr Desai to send further details and work with PMO.