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Making the Inaccessible, Accessible: How Social Tech Is Changing Lives for the Better

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A number of these organisations using tech for good approach us for help in reaching the next stage of their development, and our funding programmes like Social Tech Seed give them the support they need.

As his mobility declined, Angus decided to travel the world and soon realised the practical challenges faced by those less able, due to the lack of helpful information on suitable accommodation, restaurants and attractions.

It was from this personal experience that he founded Limitless Travel.

They have co-designed and developed musical instruments with these young musicians using a combination of off-the-shelf technology and sensors so that they can be played by any part of the body - including the eyes - enabling these young people to experience the pleasure of participating in inclusive youth orchestras.

Tech for good has huge potential for creating a more inclusive society; this is where MakerClub steps in, their innovative learning platform supporting children and their families from disadvantaged backgrounds in developing digital making skills including design, electronics and coding - the working skills to help them towards a brighter future.

HuffPost UK Tech is running a two-week focus on our Tech For Good campaign, which aims to highlight the technology that is driving social change and making a positive, long-lasting difference to our world.

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