Social media customers praised among the branches of a preferred Filipino quick meals chain for selling inclusivity with its menu for the blind and visually impaired.
A number of the branches of Jollibee’s menu have braille and enormous textual content, permitting the blind and visually impaired to decide on and order their meals independently.
Braile is a type of written language for blind individuals through which characters are represented by patterns of raised dots which are felt with the fingertips.
“With the Jollibee menu, it looks like I’m included and welcomed and I don’t must ask my mother concerning the meals decisions. It [menu] helps me determine the meals I need to eat and it offers me independence,” Mykee Pecson, a nine-year-old blind individual mentioned throughout her go to to Jollibee Katipunan.
“I want that everybody—the blind individuals will discover the Jollibee menu,” Mykee continued.
“This morning, I felt chilly and checked the Jollibee menu and there was mushroom soup, and I went right down to the counter and ordered all of it on my own,” she added.
“Thanks Jollibee and Rotary [Club of San Juan del Monte] a lot,” she mentioned.
Melissa Pecson, Mykee’s mom, additionally thanked the quick meals chain for having this initiative.
“A giant due to Jollibee for being the primary within the business to supply a braille menu and enormous print menu for the blind and visually impaired individual,” Melissa mentioned.
“Additionally, thanks to the Rotary Membership of San Juan del Monte for the initiative and for partnering with Jollibee and Sources for the Blind, Inc. Philippines in inclusivity by making info accessible,” she added.
“With the Jollibee braille menu, Mykee can select meals she prefers and order independently. She felt that she belongs,” Melissa wrote on Fb.
One other Jollibee department providing this braille menu is positioned in Lanang, Davao del Davao Sur, as seen within the submit of Brian Granada.
Many individuals recommended Jollibee’s initiative to be extra inclusive, particularly for the blind and other people with impaired imaginative and prescient.
“Hopefully, our authorities would dedicate a finances for our countrymen with totally different skills. Good job, Jollibee,” a Fb consumer mentioned.
“Lastly inclusivity unta tanang branches (all branches) na nationwide quickly,” a social media consumer mentioned.
“Wow, Jollibee is taking that additional mile,” an internet consumer mentioned.
“Jollibee is adapting inclusive training to their clients #Sped #KudosJollibee,” a social media consumer mentioned.
“Good to know the way supportive Jollibee is to our PWDs,” a Fb consumer mentioned.
“That is so cool. My coronary heart melts,” a Fb consumer mentioned.
As of writing, Melissa’s submit has earned 1,300 reactions, 28 feedback, and 901 shares. In the meantime, Brian’s submit garnered 14,000 reactions, 175 feedback, and 11,000 shares.