- Purple Threads
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Together with her sisters, 52 year old Nageswari Pariaman looks after her elderly mother in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. As her mother suffers from incontinence and is mostly wheelchair bound, it is a daily hassle for Nageswari to dress her and to carry out daily functions with normal clothing. Find out how Purple Threads, a social enterprise that sells adaptative clothing has helped Nageswari’s mother lead a normal life through a change of clothes. Catch their story here on 01 Mar 2013.
Shamla Ramasamy started Purple Threads to provide adaptive clothing for the disabled and elderly. Bodynits Director Bert Tan helps to take her business further with a brand new line of locally designed and produced adaptive wear. Watch the full episode on Channel NewsAsia on 31 March 2013 at 10 30 PM.