As kids, lefties are often made to switch writing hands because right-handedness is considered ‘normal’. We may never realise but people who are left-handed have their own share of struggles. Like a four-year-old girl who had trouble sharpening her pencil.
the left hand shop
When Mumbai resident Shweta Singh saw her left-handed daughter struggling with a sharpener, she wrote to Hindustan Pencils requesting if specially designed sharpeners could be made for those who use their left hands.
And to her surprise, she received a response and a gift from the company which she narrated in a Facebook post that has now gone viral.
In the post she wrote that after seeing her daughter struggle with a sharpener, she wrote a letter to Hindustan Pencils telling them about the problem.
A week later, she received a package from the company that contained five sharpeners designed exclusively for her daughter.
The package contained a letter from the company that read, “Although we do not have a regular production of left hand sharpeners however, through our R&D we are sending these five units of sharpeners exclusively made for children with left hand writing skills.”
Singh’s post became extremely popular with over 4,000 shares and 11,000 ‘likes’.
The happy mother wrote, “I am really thankful to the company. Lovely customer service. Hindustan pencils Pvt Ltd you Rock !!” (sic)
What a sweet gesture.