Your cast-away can dress another

In the aftermath of the 2015 floods in the city, several Good Samaritans stepped in to help through small scale initiatives. One of them is 40-year-old NE Aslam, MD, Sirpi Interiors. During a time when blankets and clothing became one of the most important needs, after food and water, the entrepreneur opened a dress bank beside his office in Virugambakkam. The dress bank which is 16 months old now, has impacted several lives in and around the locality.

As we make our way through the streets which lead to the bank, we spot Sirpi Interiors — located in the busy ‘Reddy street’. As motorists, buses and cars speed away, passing this establishment, very few take time to notice the dress bank — it doesn't have advertisements of any sort — a Vinyl sticker with the words 'FREE DRESS BANK' is all that one can find..................Read more


Source: The New Indian Express

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