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Yunfang commented on Blanket to Bedding: Let's keep our friends warm!

Hi Aakar Mehra It's great to see that you've got some feedback from some homeless people! I've done a phone call interview with a former The Empowerment Plan Staff. I am happing to share the interview transcript with you.

Clélie  Anne-Laure Fayard Aakar Mehra  Chuck Dye  Lauren Ito 
Dear all, thank you for you kind and wise insights on our original idea. Base on your input our team have refined, developed the idea
Please take a look and kinldy leave any questions, suggestions.Special thanks to Naman Mandhan for connecting us to The Empowerment Plan, the phone call interview was indeed helpfull. Their business model was a great inspiration for us.

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Yunfang commented on Sleeping bag for the homeless and refugees

Thank you again Naman! I've already made a phone call with Cassie this afternoon. She really gave me some insights regarding how The Empowerment Plan get the materials and use them, and what's the business model. I especially like how the EMPWER Coat program is generating jobs for the local homeless.

We will definitely use the knowledge shared by Cassie to build this idea and to see if there are any potential collaborations. Our team had made our first prototype and will update soon these few days.