More than thirty Ukrainian celebrities took part in creating the “Star alphabet” the sign language. This was reported on Facebook page of the initiators of the project – public organization “Vdcol”.
Photo project “Star alphabet” was created to draw attention to the problem of people with hearing impairment.
According to statistics, every ninth Ukrainian losing her hearing and often do not realize this. Sign language spoken by more than 250 thousand Ukrainians, but it is not taught in schools, even at a basic level.
“We want to say to all neslysim and those who lose hearing: “We hear you! We you feel!” One day everyone will know how to say in sign language “Hello” and “thank you”, and anyone who loses hearing will be able to find understanding and support”, – stated in the message.
The project involved Andriy Shevchenko, Vladimir Zelensky, Yuri Gorbunov, Jamal, Masha Efrosinina, Andrey Khlyvnyuk (“Boombox”), Monatik, Katya Osadchaya, Ostap Stupka, Nastya Kamensky, Olga Freimut, Vera Brezhneva, Andre tan, Nata zhyzhchenko (Onuka), Julia Sanina (The Hardkiss), Dmitry Shurov (Pianoboy) and other stars.
It is noted that in September it is planned to release educational poster with “Star alphabet”.
As previously reported, in Ukraine launched a police project to help people with hearing impairment.