Two dressmakers sewed masks for fellow villagers

Women from eastern Slovakia made 1,000 masks.

Two women from Malá Tŕňa sew masks for their fellow citizens.Two women from Malá Tŕňa sew masks for their fellow citizens. (Source: TASR)

The coronavirus outbreak has shown what it means to be sympathetic in eastern Slovakia.

Two local dressmakers, Štefánia Lapšanská and Jolana Segedyová, have undertaken the task of sewing masks for about 400 people living in their village, Malá Tŕňa (Košice Region) the Korzár regional daily reported.

They ended up making about 1,000 masks. One of the dressmakers even used her own stock of cotton fabric for the masks.

People are expected to receive them for free.

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