Pioneers of Change Summit 2020

This man designed a sleeping-bag coat to help the homeless keep warm

Bas Timmer has set up the Sheltersuit Foundation to create waterproof suits for the homeless. Image: Unsplash/Ev

Douglas Broom

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Sheltersuit Foundation
Sheltersuit designer Bas Timmer with his Sheltersuits Image: Sheltersuit Foundation Bas Timmer homeless sleeping bag coat
Sheltersuit Foundation Bas Timmer homeless sleeping bag coat
The Sheltersuit is worn as a coat but can extend into a sleeping bag. Image: Sheltersuit Foundation
Sheltersuit Foundation Bas Timmer homeless sleeping bag coat production made
Inside the Sheltersuit workshop: the company employs former refugees and former homeless people. Image: Sheltersuit Foundation
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