Hanelle Fourie

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When communication flows, disabilities disolve
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Hanelle Fourie is a lexicographer with a passion for literacy and believes that it holds the key to social and economic upliftment. She states that, the deaf cannot hear, but they can listen; too often it’s the hearing that don't listen. She speaks more than 5 languages and currently works at the Dictionary for the Afrikaans language (WAT). She has devoted her life to developing an electronic dictionary for the South African sign language.