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Thando Upendo, founder of The Visual Mask wearing a transparent masks she makes for hearing impaired people.
Thando Upendo, founder of The Visual Mask wearing a transparent masks she makes for hearing impaired people.
Nomvelo Chalumbira

While wearing a face mask in public may have become somewhat normal for most, it has proven difficult for South Africa's deaf community.

Because of this, Thando Upendo, a postgraduate student, decided to make transparent masks after seeing this community struggle to communicate while wearing cloth masks. 

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