This Khadi Day, Pearl Academy collaborates with KDCI to distribute masks amongst the underprivileged
Mumba: On the occasion of the 151st birth anniversary celebration of Mahatma Gandhi, Pearl Academy – India’s premier institute of design, fashion, business, and media, today undertook a drive to distribute Khadi-made masks to the underprivileged children of several orphanages in Mumbai like Sneha Sadan, Bal Bhavan etc.
Amidst the growing cases of Coronavirus in Mumbai and the challenges to remain safe thereof, Pearl Academy, in collaboration with the Khadi Design Council of India (KDCI), also made the children understand the importance of wearing a mask and other preventive measures they should follow to protect themselves.
This “Mask for a Cause” drive recognizes the legacy of Khadi and its influence on the Indian culture. Additionally, the faculty members from the institute are also presenting an exclusive slow fashion and experimental Khadi collection followed by a webinar on ‘Reminiscing Khadi’.
As part of the mask and awareness drive, the campus director and faculty members of Pearl Academy, Mumbai identified the orphanages in the sensitive zones that are more prone to the severe impact of the pandemic.