Deaf hairdresser inspires PwD community
Being born both deaf and mute, now Nguyen Thai Thanh has been a well-known hairdresser and run a hair salon in Hanoi.
Thanh is among around 2.5 million deaf and hard-of-hearing people in Vietnam
Some of his good friends introduced him to hairdressing, which he became really interested in and made it his career
Deaf team: Thanh Nguyen Hair Salon is the home, where they share their joys and sorrows.
Staff in Thanh Nguyen Hair Salon communicate in sign language
Many customers leave the team with beautiful words, showering them with complements
Over the years, Thanh Nguyen Beauty JSC, with Thanh as director, has offered free training for up to 50 deaf and hard-of-hearing people at Thanh Nguyen Hair Salon and numerous social campaigns
Many of them have developed their hairdressing skills and set up their own shops in their hometown
Thanh Nguyen Hair Salon, on Ton Duc Thang Street is always full of customers
Dozens of workers, all are hard of hearing, have been employed by the Salon so far
Thanh owes his achievements to the love of his family and support of his team and the community, and of course, his own hard work