Monthly Archives: September 2017

From Sewing Student to Mentor: So Much Has Changed [Congo]

  [From our Executive Director Rebecca Snavely’s visit this year to Congo.] I returned to Congo for my second trip in five years this past February, and Amani once again took me to see Ernata, whom I’d first met in 2012, a sewing student in a small, crowded workshop. Today, you’ll most likely find her

Field Report: Fresh from the Farm Harvest

Tuesday, September 12 2017 was a day of harvest at the shared farm in Mumosho, Congo. Our agronomist, a University student studying the latest organic farming techniques, shares his new knowledge and understanding of the land, producing beautiful, organic cabbages, fruits, and other veggies for the women to feed their families and sell at the

3rd Grader Agisha’s Faith in the Future

Meet Agisha! 9 years old, Agisha’s favorite subject last year at Burhembo Elementary School was math. He walks 45 minutes to school, and then back home, where he lives with his grandparents and two sisters. At home, he helps his grandparents by washing dishes, sweeping the house, and drawing water. “If we have food, I