The most interesting fact about Togo is that education for the deaf in Togo uses American Sign Language, introduced by the deaf American missionary Andrew Jackson Foster – it’s impressive, how one educator can influence a country’s culture so much, just by hard work and dedication.
i) Hearing Impairment Series-Disabled Legend Andrew Foster
ii) Andrew Foster on DeafPeople.com
iii) The Gallaudet of Africa on “If My Hands Could Speak…”
iv) Dr. Foster’s short biography on Deafis.org
v) Languages in Togo