Indian American led NGO VOSAP raises $317,000 for specially-abled

Washington DC: Voice of Specially-abled People (VOSAP), a US-based NGO run by Indian-American Pranav Desai has raised donations and a matching pledge of $ 317,000 to enable Divyangjan with assistive products in India.

VOSAP in its annual event launched a one-of-a-kind virtual exhibition of assistive technology solutions for specially-abled people. The platform aims at helping people with disabilities and their families by making them aware more about available assistive products.

The exhibition was launched by the Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi on December 5.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the organization and wished success for the virtual exhibition in a letter to Pranav Desai. “This initiative of VOSAP to exhibit technology-based assistive solutions for Divyangjan, People with Disabilities, is commendable. The efforts of various stakeholders and institutions such as VOSAP are deeply valued,” Modi said.

The virtual event had over 2,000 participants registered from 27 countries and exhibitors from four countries.

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