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Afroz Shah, the Mumbai-based lawyer, humanitarian and environmental activist who spearheaded the Versova beach cleanup, is now supporting the poorest of the poor, and even stray cats and dogs.
Afroz Shah steps up to serve those least able to fend for themselves
The ongoing lockdown imposed to counter the coronavirus crisis has hit Mumbai’s poorest in a major way, reportThe Times of India. While the state government has been making an effort to provide food and essentials to the daily wage earners, migrants and those living on the streets, a few private individuals are also stepping up with their own generous efforts to help them as much as possible. And it came as no surprise to BrightVibes to discover that our friend Afroz Shah, the Mumbai-based lawyer, humanitarian and environmental activist who spearheaded the miraculous Versova beach cleanup, is one of them.
The ongoing coronavirus crisis continues to have profound effects on our society: Schools and business are shuttered, hospitals are overwhelmed, and unemployment numbers are rising. The tragedies, both big and small, can be difficult to process. While it is easy to feel powerless in such an unprecedented situation, Town & Country Magazine compiled some ideas to support others during this challenging time.