Chinese disabled podcasters earn a living online - Plataforma Media

Chinese disabled podcasters earn a living online

New technology platforms and the booming digital economy have helped people with disabilities earn a living and even achieve their dreams, online radio platform Ximalaya said on Friday.

More than 8,000 have become podcasters, attracting a total of 800 million playing volumes on Ximalaya, the Shanghai-based firm said.

Ma Yinqing, a 26-year-old Shanghai woman who is visually impaired, started her audiobooks for children business on Ximalaya. Now she earns around a million yuan (US$152,000) a year and has a company with 20 employees.

“The online platform gives me another chance to choose my career and life. Otherwise, I probably have to do messaging work which I don’t like at all,” Ma said.

Read more in Shanghai Daily

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