What an incredible year! A few of us had to get together to work on this end of year summary because so much has happened in the last 12 months and it was a mission and a half to remember everything. Luckily, we have a habit of shamelessly sharing our biggest and proudest moments with you through our social media channels so it was a great trip down memory lane when we were writing this blog....
In the last blog post we spoke about the Laureate Global Fellowship and the amazing things I experienced during the trip in Spain - what I didn’t tell you was how I found the accessibility in Dubai and Spain; especially for someone who uses an electric wheelchair. So here it is!.
In October we ran our very first crowdfunding campaign which was a crazy roller-coaster ride - everything happened at once! Here are some tips from our learnings if you are planning to run your own crowdfunding campaign.
As mum to Eve, who you may remember from the crowdfunding campaign video and who is the subject of the first trial, I thought I would take this opportunity to update you personally on the progress that has been made possible through your support of time, expertise and generous donations to AbilityMate.
We are bringing together people with disabilities and makers to work on two projects. Both projects are things used by people with disabilities all over the world, so if we can create an open-source design for these you have the opportunity to have a big, worldwide positive impact.