The 2014 Annual Report

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This year, we’re making our work even more accessible by creating an Instagram account dedicated to the report, along with other accounts that feature highlights and women that we’ve empowered through our program. We exist to create a long lasting impact that transcends the need for outside aid and our non-profit status allows us to invest finances and resources into our initiatives and ensure a deeper impact and 2014 reflected all aspects of this.

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A Celebration: KK Peru’s 4th Anniversary


We’re so incredibly proud of the progress our staff and beneficiaries have made over the last four years, so of course we needed to celebrate. Our international team engaged in a bubble soccer tournament, a dance competition featuring traditional styles that incorporated various instruments, props, and costumes, and a volleyball tournament, which happens to be a favorite sport among ladies and staff alike at KK Peru.

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New E-book: A Simple Guide to Measuring Social Impact


Social entrepreneurs have immense potential to generate the positive social change that will keep humanity afloat, but only those with well-designed and tested models will successfully do so. Our new e-book is a resource for non-profits to create even more impact.

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Mentors At Play

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KK intl. mentors act like co-pilots that partner with the women on their journey towards a better future. As you can imagine, empowerment is no walk in the park. In fact it’s really hard work, which is why we took a break to celebrate what we’ve accomplished and prepare for what the rest of the year has in store for us. This is the first time any of the mentors have seen a ropes course, but that didn’t slow them down one bit.

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Story of Change: Adong Sunday


Sunday’s childhood was typical of a young Ugandan woman growing up in the war-torn, northern region of the country. By the age of 12 she had lost both of her parents was the sole breadwinner for her 5 siblings and 2 grandparents. Sunday admits that there where times when she thought the pressure of living in such dire circumstances would overcome her will to survive. But if you’ve met Sunday, you’d know that there was no chance of that happening. She’s as strong a woman as they come.

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Pop Rocks in Africa

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Maybe you’d think of your first time riding a bike, or a first experience traveling alone. Many of us here at KK intl. HQ agree that an honorable mention among these timeless memories is the perplexing experience of trying Pop Rocks candy for the first time.

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A Day In The Life of a KKU Intern

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You’re thinking about applying for an international internship. You’re hearing about how incredible the experience is, and you’re feeling some major wanderlust. But we know it’s hard to really know what to expect. Our current KKUganda interns are here to help! Find out what an average day in Gulu looks like for them.

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KKPeru: Face to Face Trip


We believe our world would be a completely different place if we all considered the impact on those making our clothes and the products we use everyday. This President’s Day weekend four amazing bloggers are traveling down to Krochet Kids Peru to learn firsthand the significance of this idea.

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Story of Change: Eva Alvarez


For all the women who participate in our programs, KK intl is just the starting point of their empowerment journey. From Day 1 they are encouraged to use their time in the program to build a future of wellbeing independent of us. It is always a great joy to watch this transition take place.

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VIDEO: Meet Idro Dominic

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Idro Dominic, or “Dom” as we call him, is our Country Director in KKUganda. He oversees all of our operations in Gulu, and we’d love for you to meet him!

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