There are over 4 million deaf or hearing-impaired people in South Africa and many organisations are not setup to support this community.

Is your business able to support staff or stakeholders who who are deaf or unable to communicate through traditional tools?

Are you looking to build a deaf-friendly workplace? Are you grappling with the question:

“How do you accommodate and employee with hearing impairment?”

South African entrepreneur Claybourne Appies and the team from deaftouch are tackling this social challenge through innovative technology and education tools which will help organisations bridge this gap. This includes hearing impairment support needs.

Kelsey spoke to Clayborne around this technology and why it should matter to you.

If you wish to integrate some of this technology into your business or you are working with hearing impaired employees, please reach out to Marc Ashton ( for more information.