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Ronaldo Tenorio
Brazil

Project
Hand Talk

Contact
http://handtalk.me
ronaldo@handtalk.com.br
@HandTalkBR
/HandTalkBR

Overview
Hand Talk is a Social Startup whose mission is to diminish communication issues between deaf people and those who can hear.
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Achievments
Hand Talk has helped about 6 million people in Brazil. Its mobile app has about 1 million downloads, and it is currently helping deaf people navigate over 4,000 websites through its solution for web pages. Awards: most innovative project in Brazil in the Hall of Innovation; Rio Info Rio de Janeiro - Brazil (2012); selected by the UN as the Best Social App in the World; World Summit Award - Mobile Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (2013); Most Innovative Startup in Latin America; Qprize Qualcomm Ventures São Paulo - Brazil (2014); selected by the W3C one of the three best projects for web accessibility; Todos@Web São Paulo Brazil (2014) / Social Entrepreneur of the Future.

Aspirations
For deaf and non-deaf people to use Hand Talk in their classes, at home, and with their friends and families, translating or learning signs-language.