Digital Arts Academy for the deaf (DAAD) is an edu-tech product company. The companies focus is on delivering accessible technical education to 18 million-odd Deaf people across India. may of whom are under the age of 30. The Deaf community experience a lot of barriers to living a full and productive life. Only a few of us jump through these hoops and be in a position where we can also contribute back to society ideally this shouldn’t be the case.
Our vision is to have every deaf person be a net contributor to the world around him. A major roadblock for this vision to be fulfilled is the lack of qualified educational resources specifically catering to the deaf community. This is especially true when it comes to material that deals with information technology. We plan to bridge the divide by providing courses in IT subjects in ISL education programs in ISL lowers the entry barrier for deaf youth, unlike any other medium. Qualified resources in our case are any resource material available in India Sign Language (ISL)
Digital Arts Academy for the Deaf (DAAD) is a social enterprise focusing on the education/ upskilling needs of the deaf community in India. The company aims to deliver “Accessible Practical Education” for the Indian deaf community initially
Our Mission is to help the deaf population reach their full potential and live productive lives that contribute back towards the society
DAAD is India’s first Edutech startup catering to the deaf community. Started by four deaf women entrepreneurs, DAAD plans to bring out an ISL-based education platform focusing on the needs of the deaf community in India (initially). The vision is to include video-based courses to educate/ upskill deaf people/ graduates to improve career prospects. Education programs will focus on technology-based courses/ subjects and general skill development. Programs on Photoshop, Tally, Social Media marketing among others. Will empower deaf land jobs and bring them to the mainstream.
The people behind the success of DAAD is Team
The courses available in the platform were Adobe Photoshop, Python, HTML, etc