The Long March to Social Impact

KK intl. Graduation Blog

In a world of instant gratification and feel good messaging surrounding the “good” products we purchase, we tend to forget about the most important part… the people being impacted. Percentages of profits being donated or products being given to communities in need don’t tell a complete story.

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Story of Change: Akwero Agnes

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Akwero Agnes is a recent graduate who is flourishing and one of the 80% of women who start their own businesses after graduation. We’re so excited to share an update on the strides she’s made since leaving our program.

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3 Ways We Support Mothers

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This dream of wellbeing and support for children is echoed by the rest of the mothers in our program. Over 93% of our beneficiaries are mothers, and many of them support more than one child. We’re honoring these women by sharing the three ways we uniquely position our model to empower women and mothers.

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[VIDEO] A Product Story: ‘the Pike’

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There are people behind each product you buy. A thousand unique fibers connect you to them, and yet, how often are you able to actually connect with them? Learn how ‘the Pike’ weekender bag and every other product made at Krochet Kids intl. connects people far away from one another.

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Graduation in Peru

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On February 20th we honored the most recent group of graduates from our project in Peru with a night full of feasts, celebration andΒ rumination. Β Read KK Peru’s Country Director, Patricia’s, thoughts on graduation and enjoy photos captured from the celebration.

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Recap: Celebrating International Women’s Day

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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY FROM KK PERU & KK UGANDA As an organization that primarily works with women, International Women’s Day calls for celebration at both our empowerment projects in Uganda and Peru. Our model for empowerment consists not only of jobs, mentorship, and education, but a holistic approach to restore joy and confidence as well. This approach is something that we embrace every day throughout the year, but International Women’s Day is an opportunity to remind these women of the pride they should take not only in themselves, but also in one another. Read on to see how both…

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Inaugural Business Plan Competition in Peru

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With graduation being such an important part of our model, our mentors spend a lot of time preparing program participants with the knowledge they need to make the transition away from our services. One of the key prerequisites to a successful transition is that woman have the capacity to find or create a good job that will continue to provide life-changing resources to her family for the long term. As a result we allocate more training time to business topics than any other. The cornerstone of our business training is the business plan competition.

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Giving Thanks

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t KK intl., we find great power in being thankful and expressing that thankfulness. That’s why we allow and encourage our customers to personally who made their product. Learn what the ladies in our program are thankful for this year!

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