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The empowerment plan

With her multi-functional coat, design student Veronika Scott is helping the city’s homeless in ways she never dreamed possible. She devised the “The Empowerment Plan,” a project providing employment, financial independence and hope for the community’s vulnerable.

Listen to the report by Nadine Wojcik in Detroit:



Veronika with her coat blanket

Veronika has had to rethink her approach to design

Anis makes a coat blanket

Working with Veronika has helped Anis turn her life around

Alisha works on a coat blanket

With her new job, Alisha can now pay her rent and care for her sons

Veronika's workshop
Veronika employs six women in her workshop


Find out more the Empowerment Plan website


Tuesday 16.04.2013 | 14:36



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