From May 14 - 23, 2014 I will be traveling through Nepal providing technical assistance to the tourism industry on accommodating travelers with disabilities. I wanted to find our a little more about disability culture in Nepal. This post features the work of an Indian pioneer in wheelchair-accessible van transport - Prasad Phanasgoakar.
Prasad Phanasgaonkar, founder of Samartha Travels, is introduced by Craig Grimes at our capacity-building session in Mumbai:
A short clip of Samartha's modified Tata Winger with a platform lift:
Entering a Tavera with a lift that is steep and should be wider: