Interview by RJ Jimmy
Interview by Mirchi RJ Smitha
Four college buddies have launched a clothes bank, where the poor and needy can pick up clothing for Re 1
Imagine Trust is collecting clothes in good condition and passing them on to those in need
Launched in September 2021, Imagine Trust's cloth bank provides clothes to the needy at only Rupee 1 each
Boutique For The Needy: 'Imagine Clothes Bank' in Bengaluru Gives Clothing To The Poor For Just Re 1
A one of a kind 'clothes bank' is spreading the message of kindness and dignity. Situated in Bengaluru's Electronic City, the 'Imagine Clothes Bank' was launched in the city recently, for the underprivileged to come and buy clothes they need.
ഏതു വസ്ത്രം എടുത്താലും ഒരു രൂപ. കേട്ടിട്ട് വിശ്വാസമാകുന്നില്ലേ ? എന്നാൽ ബെംഗളൂരുവിൽ അത്തരമൊരു സ്ഥാപ.
ಮೊದಲ ದಿನವೇ ಮಳಿಗೆಯು ತೆರೆಯುತ್ತಿದ್ದಂತೆಯೇ ಮಹಿಳೆಯರು ಹಾಗೂ ಮಕ್ಕಳು ಸೇರಿದಂತೆ ಹೆಚ್ಚಿನ ನಿರ್ಗತಿಕ ಹಾಗೂ ಬಡ ಕುಟುಂಬಗಳು ತಮ್ಮ ಅಗತ್ಯಗಳಿಗೆ ತಕ್ಕಂತೆ ಬಟ್ಟೆಗಳನ್ನು ಆರಿಸಿ ಖರೀದಿಸಿದರು. ಪ್ರತಿ ವಾರ 150 ಕುಟುಂಬಗಳು ಮಳಿಗೆಗೆ ಭೇಟಿ ಕೊಡುತ್ತಾರೆ ಎಂದು ಲೋಬೋ ಹೇಳುತ್ತಾರೆ.
Meet four friends from Bengaluru who started 'Imagine Clothes Bank'. What's the catch here? Watch and find out.
As many as 150 families visit the bank every week and 560 families have been benefitted so far. A visitor can buy up to 10 items on a visit.
The rich can afford to buy as many clothes as they want and whenever they want. They can adapt to almost every new fashion with ease. But for the poor, it is a big deal to even wear good clothes, let alone find style and follow fashion. However, four college friends have made it possible for the poor to wear stylish clothes.
కరోనా మాట వినగానే చిన్న పిల్లలు సైతం భయ పడుతున్నారు.అంతగా ప్రజల జీవన విధానంపై కరోనా ప్రభావం చూపింది.
Back in 2002, 4 classmates from St Aloysius in Mangaluru started a ‘clothes bank’ on the streets for the poor. Students from various schools used to give away their old clothes, which were collected by the 4 of them and distributed for free to the needy.
इस बुटीक का नाम इमेजिन क्लोथ्स बैंक (Imagine Clothes Bank) है। यह विनोद प्रेम लोबो, मेलिशा नोरोन्हा, नितिन कुमार और विग्नेश के दिमाग की उपज है।
बेंगलुरू की एलेक्ट्रॉनिक सिटी (Electronic City, Bengaluru) में 'इमैजिन क्लोद्स बैंक' (Imagine Clothes Bank) नाम की एक कपड़ों की दुकान (Clothes Bank) शुरू की गई है जो पूरी तरह से जरूरतमंद लोगों के लिए ही बनायी गई है.