Laker Rose

Laker Rose’s childhood ended abruptly when in 1993, at the age of 9, she was abducted by the LRA and held captive for 11 years. During this time she was forced into marriage and gave birth to one child, but was rescued by government soldiers during a crossfire. As a beneficiary for KKU, Rose is able to provide for herself and her child and looks forward to providing her child with a joyful and healthy life.

DREAM FOR THE FUTURE
“I hope to save my money so that I can start my own business when my time in the program ends.”

HOBBIES
“I enjoy making and selling paper beads.”

Message to KKi
“Thank you for what you do and do not change what you are doing. You are different from other groups as you really care and do not take from us. Thank you and God bless you.”

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Previous Thank Yous

  1. Raquel H

    Laker Rose,
    Your work is incredible. I admire this organization, I admire the ladies who create these beautiful products even more. Thank you for being you and for allowing me to have a piece of your creativity in the form of a beautifully colored bracelet. May God bless you and help you to reach your goals.

  2. Quentin

    Miss Rose,
    Such a lovely name for a lovely lady; who not only exceeds in her craftsmanship, but also is a human being whose heart and soul surge with kindness. I hope that you never stop doing what you love, Miss Rose. If you did, the world would be a little less bearable, because it’s people like you that make the sun shine in the morning, causes the wind to howl with joy, and the mountains to tremble with happiness. I love my hat. The one with your name on it, Miss Rose. Thank you so much.
    Sincerely,
    Quentin S.

  3. Steven Harp

    Miss Rose,
    Well, my darling, you are something special that’s for sure. Your talents and triumphs amaze us, and we hope you continue living your best life and doing what you love. We recently purchased your “lincoln” (red) bow tie, and I (Steven) CANNOT WAIT to wear this back at the office. We will tell everyone about you and KKI. Keep up the great work!

    All our love,
    Steven & Andrea Harp

  4. Dana

    I thank God for you!! You are awesome and I am so excited to wear my beautiful new hat. Thank you for sharing your talents.

  5. Meagan Pearson

    Laker Rose,

    Thank you from the state of Arkansas! I purchased gifts for a few family members from Krochet Kids & they were very pleased with them. My sisters husband received one that you made. He loves it! I look forward to purchasing more items through Krochet Kids. I am praying for you & your child!

    With love,

    Meagan

  6. Kerry dasovich

    My 20 year old son finally has a full time job and purchased gifts for the whole family for Christmas. My gift from him is a beautiful green/blue hat that you made. It is very special to me because he went shopping by himself and thought these hats were a great idea. Just when we think our kids don’t know the true meaning of Christmas and giving they surprise us. Thank you and you do beautiful work!
    Kerry Dasovich

  7. Kimberly Bosse

    Laker Rose,
    I just received my ‘Madeline’ hat made by you and I wanted to take the time to thank you! It fits me well and is so cute, but seeing that it was signed and I could thank the maker of it personally really made me smile! It is beautifully made and I plan on wearing it often over the course of these next few months. Thank you again and good luck in all that you do. I wish the absolute best for you and your child :)
    Love,
    Kim

  8. Susan

    Thank you from the state of Washington!

  9. Nicholas MacAskill

    Hey Laker Rose,

    I just wanted to thank you so much for my amazing new hat :)!! It is seriously the most beautiful and well-made hat that I have ever owned!! I wish you the absolute best, and I commend you for your hard-work to provide a better life for your child!! God bless you and your child!! He loves you both so much!!

    Love,
    Nick

  10. Shantisse Ramsey

    Thank you so very much for this lovely hat! I love it so much, and to know that it was made by such a talented and special person warms my heart and makes me love it even more! I wish you ultimate success in your business and once again, thank you!

    Much Love!
    Shantisse

  11. Max Meier

    Thank you so much! This my second purchase from you, I loved the first one so much that I had to get another! Keep up the great work! Much love

  12. Elise Fajen

    You’re a very talented woman, and your work brings joy. I’ll proudly wear my new yellow hat made by you, and think of you! Jesus loves you, as do I. From one entrepreneur to another, good luck with starting your own business! I believe you’ll do great things!

  13. kendell .b

    thank you for that awesome hat !

  14. Tessa Dewell

    I love my new cream knit beanie! It is really soft and cute and I am so glad that I get to help you out. Your story is inspirational and I’m glad you are able to provide for your child. Thanks so much!

  15. Wesley Ical

    Rose thank you so much for the wonderful hat that you made, I love it and helps me stay warm. I pray that God gives you the desires of your heart, and my family and I will be praying for your business.
    Thanks again
    God Bless

  16. Lauren Grant

    Rose, Thank you very much for the beautiful hat. I will think of you often as I wear it. You are a talented and strong woman and you deserve for your dreams to come true. Wishing you strength and the best of luck!

  17. Tom Ritz

    Just received my newest Christmas tree ornament in the mail. I love the tiny cream colored hat; it looks so well made! Thank you!!!

  18. Laura Zorich

    Thank you so much for my snuggly and warm hat! It’s beautiful

  19. Bri W.

    Thank you Laker Rose! I just bought one of your hats and I am soooo thrilled with it. You have a true gift :)

    Your story is very inspiring and I will remember to be as grateful for my current life as it can be extremely difficult for others around the world. This gives me hope that we will all be able to conqor our problems and make the best out of all situations.

    Thank you again! Please give your child and yourself a big hug from the little state of Maine :)

  20. Raf M.

    Hello thank you Laker, my name is Rafaelle, I’m 6 ans and I love the new hat dad gave me.

  21. Lauren C.

    Thank you, miss Rose! I bought one of your hats as a gift for my friend’s birthday. I was so happy to receive it, and am so happy I can thank you personally. Your work is beautiful, and the Lilly beanie is very well-made. Thank you for taking the time to make it! I wish the very best for you and your family!

    Many thanks and very much love,
    Lauren

  22. Avery Q

    Dear Miss Rose,

    Thank you very much for my green Margot hat that you created! You are very talented and I wish you the best with your future endeavours! Cheers!

  23. Mary Ann Lusk

    I just wanted to give you a BIG thank you :) I love my Lucille hat! It is the most beautiful item I own. Every time I put it on I see your name and am so inspired by your efforts. Again, thank you so much and I wish your family the best!

  24. Abby Conboy

    Thank you so much for my headband! Im proud to wear a headband made by such a beautiful woman. Thank you again!
    xoxo, Abby C
    Chicago Illinois

  25. Jennifer Ann

    Laker Rose, first of all: you have the most beautiful name of all time! I absolutely love my mustard yellow Lucille hat and wear it proud with your name inscribed inside. Thank you for taking the time to craft it with such love and care – it shines through every time I wear it. Your friend in Florida, Jen

  26. Jessie Baxter

    I love my hat!! And I LOVE that it was make with love!

  27. Kennon Kepper

    THANK U FOR MY AMAZING BENIE!!!!! <3

  28. Claire Tousley

    I actually got a hat (the Thomas) from you years ago for Christmas after looking for forever for a ski-style hat for quite a long time. I saw this one and knew it was perfect. My mom bought me another similar style hat that year too, except I hardly ever wear it…because I love the hat you made so much! It’s so soft and well made! I love it even more now that I can think of you each time I put it on!
    Thank you so much! You’re a wonderful lady!

  29. Dakota Heisinger

    Thanks for my beautiful red beanie! It’s so cool what you are doing and I wish you the best and that God takes care of you and your family! Thanks again

  30. Chelsea Murphy

    Rose, I absolutely love my Bella hat that you have made and I can’t thank you enough! It is beautiful and soft and knowing that it was created by your hands for your future and the future of your child makes it that much more special to me. Thank you again. You will forever be in my thoughts and prayers.

  31. Vincent T.

    Dear Laker Rose,

    I received a hat that you made as a Christmas present from a friend of mine and I love it very much. I can tell that it was made very carefully and thoughtfully. The craftsmanship is wonderful and I personally want to thank you for making it and applaud your work. I wish you and your family the very best. I will wear this hat proudly while thinking about the person who made it — you.

  32. Ashley

    Dear Laker, I received a hat made by you as a Christmas gift from my sister. It was the first time I had heard of krochet kids and I think it is an amazing organization. My hat is beautiful and it has so much more meaning than just a hat. I will think about you and all the women of Uganda every time I wear it. Thank you for your inspirational story, courage and craft you have been blessed with.

  33. Diane

    What a beautiful gift for a beautiful cause! Thank you, thank you!

  34. Tasha

    Just got the hat as a gift for the holidays–it’s beautiful, thank you for taking the time to create it. I was happy to receive a gift that benefits others too. Happy holidays!

  35. Hailey Schmick

    Thank you for the adorable hat!

  36. briana ashlie basset

    thank-you for the Thomas hat!!!! i <3 it soooo much. my grandma's boss got it for me today (12/23/2011). i cant wait to go to school in two weeks and brag about how i got a hat as cute as this 1. (:

  37. Emily Reding

    thank you so much for making my awesome purple hat! I love it so much and I know I will wear it all the time. My mom got it for me for Christmas and I was so excited! I think it’s so cool what KKi is doing and I’m sure this will not be my last hat I buy from them. Thank you again! Love, Emily :)

  38. Dan Neidlinger

    Dan said thank you

  39. Gena

    Thank you so much for making such a beautiful cranberry Bella hat. I love it so much. I’ve been wearing it a lot recently & have been getting compliments. When I tell these people about the strong, inspiring woman who made it, they are completely in awe. I truly hope you are able to live the life you want for yourself and your child. I wish for only the best things for you. Thank you again!

  40. Kaylee Brooks

    Laker Rose,
    I cannot express how excited I was to get my hat in the mail! I found the website through a commercial and was instantly drawn in. I carefully looked through each of their products and chose The Hodge Podge in smoke blue. I do not regret my choice, for the hat is BEAUTIFUL. I want you to know that what you are doing is amazing and I wish you the best of luck! You are strong and beautiful, and I am so lucky to have helped out this wonderful organization. Praying for you as you continue to make hats and save up for your buisness!
    God bless!
    Kaylee

  41. Meghan Hindman

    Laker Rose,

    I received the hat that you made today. It is so beautiful, as are you. Your work is fantastic. What you do is amazing and I thank you for that. I hope you and your child live strong healthy lives. I wish you the best of luck on whatever you find in your path of life. Never give up.

  42. Andrew Smith

    Laker Rose,
    I am really enjoying the grey beanie you made! It is nicely crafted and a pleasure to wear. I hope that all of your hopes and dreams become a reality!
    Many thanks,
    Andy

  43. Eliza Harvey

    I was sooo excited to recieve my hat from this wonderful company, it’s a great thing that they are doing. So thank you so much for the lovely hat; I am going to cherish it forever. It is literally the best and most well made hat i’ve ever gotten. Best of luck to you and your child, I hope you both live happy, healthy lives.

  44. Andrew Robota

    THANK YOU very much for your excellent craftsmanship, I love my hat and wear it with pride knowing you made it with your own hands!! It is very comfortable and fits me perfectly. I will definitly let other people know of the great products you are making, best of luck on all of your future endeavors!!

  45. Christina Holmer

    Thank you for making my beautiful taupe betty hat … I have not had a chance to wear it but plan to wear it very often this winter. I will think of you and your mission everytime i wear it. Dream big and don’t let anyone stop you from becoming what you want to be.

    Many thanks,
    Christina

  46. John Rosmini

    Today when I went to my mail box, there it was the hat I was waiting for with anticapation of knowing how much my buying this hat would mean to you and yours, so thank You very much. I really love my hat and can’t wait to wear it, I was going to go on a trip to New York as I live in South Florida were the weather is warm most of the time. But, now that I am not going to New York I’ll wait because the temperature here gets pretty cool so I’ll be able to wear my hat with PRIDE. Laker Rose thank you very much, John.

  47. Chandlor Lowrey

    Laker Rose, I just received my 5207.5 earlier today and it is amazing! I would just like to thank you for this hand crafted beauty that you put so much work in to crocheting for me. I hope only the best for you and your child. And the best of luck for your dream of opening up your own business!

    Peace and Thank you Again,
    Chandlor

  48. Carla Paulette

    Laker Rose, I am so glad that I can put a name to the beautiful face of the woman who made my gorgeous BETTY hat. Your work is exceptional and lovely. I can’t wait to pass on your story to everyone who admires my hat. Your are incredibly gifted and I am blessed to have experienced your work. I pray blessings for you and your child now and forever.

    Peace and Blessings,
    Carla P.

  49. Danielle Lanzillo

    I wanted to send a whole hearted thanks to you, Laker Rose! I received my first hat today and I absolutely love it! It came out beautifully. When I opened the package the first thing i did was run my fingers across your name tag inside the hat and had a a personal moment of happiness. Thank you for that Laker Rose!

    Many Blessings,
    Danielle

  50. Lauren Flanagan

    Thank you so much for my awesome hat!! I wear it all of the time. I appreciate the hard work you did to make it for me.

    Thanks again
    Lauren

  51. Ketz

    Thank you for your hard work. I love the BETTY hat. It is very beautiful. I am glad I am able to help you along with all these other great people who have also left you thank you messages. Keep up your good work and talent. God Bless you and your family. I’ll pay and continue to help you for a better tomorrow. We are all in it.

    Thanks!
    Ketz

  52. Liliana Ramirez

    Thank you very much for the beautiful hat!! It is very beautifully made! I appreciate all the work you put into making it and thank you again for it! I wish you all the best life has to offer :)

  53. Jessica Castillo

    First off, I want to thank you for your hard work! I am so very thankful for the beautiful hat!! I’ve been looking for a slouchy beanie for a while now, and I’ve so very glad that I found one. The fact that I am able to help you and your family, makes this hat that much more special to me. I’ll keep you and your son in my prayers! You’ll be able to open your own business in no time! Thank you again! God bless!!

    Thank you again,
    Jessica

  54. Josh Maciejewski

    The hat you made is absolutely lovely and I feel privileged to wear something that you made. Thank you very much and I pray that God will bless you wherever you may go in your life!

    Much Love and God Bless,
    Josh

  55. Megan Whitehead

    I absolutely love my new hat! It is so perfect and I’m looking forward to wearing it. I really appreciate the work you do!

  56. Nicole

    The hat is perfect and you are amazing. Thank you very much and I hope that one day you are able to start your own business! The hat you made me will keep me as warm as your heart is.

  57. Ryan Boyko

    Thank you very much for the hat, it is perfect. I wish you and your son the best of luck, I hope that you can accomplish your goal of having your own business, and that this program helps you and your son in having a brighter future. I will wear the hat knowing that it has helped someone who deserves it, and hopefully it helps make the world more aware that we need to help one another, and that we all belong to the same world.

    Many thanks, and the best of wishes,
    Ryan

  58. Robby Crowley

    Thank you so much for the hat. I ordered the Waldo and I love it!!

  59. Tim mattison

    Thank you so musc for the grey beanie you made me, it is awesome and I love it.
    God bless(:
    Deer park wa usa.

  60. Doni Guyer

    Your work is beautiful. thank you for the hat. It will be worn with love and prayers for you and your family.
    God Bless,
    Doni
    Spokane, WA, USA

  61. Tori Taylor

    Dearest Laker Rose, thank you so much for my hat. It is beautiful and I love wearing it. I pray for you everyday now and think about you often :) Thank you again for doing such great work! I’m not sure which style it is but it says ONEP 4:8 in it.

  62. Michelle Aragon

    Thank you so much for making the beautiful turqoise blue beenie, i LOVE it and it fits me perfectly!! i’m not sure the style number, it says ONEP4:8. I hope to find more of your work in the future! Lots of Love from me and California!!!

  63. Momma Cher Zimmer

    Thanks for the lovely cream colored Bella Hat, it is so very soft, I LOVE IT, thanks again, & keep up the great work, Blessings, Jesus loves you & so do I !!