Be it office buildings, banks, gardens or beaches, no public place should be inaccessible to any citizen of the country. Watch how this project helped 3 people on wheelchairs enjoy the beach for a day.
Awareness and sensibility about differently-abled people is fortunately increasing in India. Though small in number, there have been a few remarkable initiatives taken either by the administration, or individuals, to make the country more accessible for people living with disabilities.
The focus is on changing infrastructure in a way that they do not need someone else to access places where they need to be; to enable them in a way that they can do things on their own.
The Red Ramp project is a similar initiative. As per their website – The Red Ramp Project is a small step by H & R Johnson that aims to create a shift in people’s thinking, and maybe in the priorities of some policy-makers too. In a remarkable move, this project tried to make beaches accessible for people on wheelchairs.
Though this happened for one day, on one beach, the result was all smiles and a lot of inspiration.
Watch how the wonderful ramp took shape on the beach.
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