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COVID-19 CAMPAIGN TO PROVIDE REUSABLE MASKS FOR FAMILIES IN URBAN SLUMS OF BENGALURU

  It is estimated that 200 million people live in urban slums of India. Just in Bangalore, we have 36 slums around the city. The high density of the population makes them prone to any contagion. The COVID-19 lockdown has affected the livelihood of daily wage workers in the urban slums. The residents tie handkerchiefs or shirt sleeves around their faces in lieu of proper masks. With disposable masks, it is not practical to provide a new mask every next day.  Recognizing this need, Schoolay has launched an innovative "Schoolay Defender Masks" which is re-usable up to 30 washes. Rather than making them in factories which is 20% cheaper,  Schoolay has chosen to use daily-wage tailors who are struggling to...

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