Kenya Airways – Accessibility Review for Persons with Disabilities

Air travel can be a hassle for people with visible and invisible disabilities. The protocols and documentation in regard to travel may be of many hindrances and a source of stress for travelers with disabilities when going through multiple airport checks and counters. Airline Accessible to all Airlines are constantly on the move. Following Covid-19, … Continue reading Kenya Airways – Accessibility Review for Persons with Disabilities

MetroExpress – a bid to be more accessible and inclusive ?

The Metro Express Ltd is a light rail public transport system in Mauritius.  It has been in operation for over the last couple of years. As one of the newest institutions which falls under the state, the public expects it to meet certain pre set standards. One of which remains its accessibility and how far … Continue reading MetroExpress – a bid to be more accessible and inclusive ?

Accenture – DefiMedia – ULink: An Inclusive Access to Literacy Through Technology

"Universal access to information means that everyone has the right to seek, receive and impart information. This right is an integral part of the right to freedom of expression." - (UN) The United Nation's Convention for Persons with Disabilities Article 21 stipulates: Article 21 – Freedom of expression and opinion, and access to informationStates Parties … Continue reading Accenture – DefiMedia – ULink: An Inclusive Access to Literacy Through Technology

Flight Cancellations / Delays? Impact on travelers with disabilities.

The airline industry has been evolving and adapting to various conjuncture and market demands. Persons with disabilities are the world's largest majority. One billion people, or 15% of the world's population, experience some form of disability. Where services from the airline industry have been improving to meet the needs and demands of travelers, there exists … Continue reading Flight Cancellations / Delays? Impact on travelers with disabilities.

Disability and Poverty? The continuous mismatch.

Disability is a physical or mental condition that limits a person's movements, senses, or activities. In spite of limitations and obstacles, different persons with different disabilities seek a more independent and factual living. 17th October is designated International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty … Continue reading Disability and Poverty? The continuous mismatch.