Adong Sunday

Sunday was abducted by the LRA at the age of 7. During that time in captivity, she was severely traumatized and beaten. Luckily, after a year, she escaped with her life and returned home, but after the death of her parents, Sunday found herself as the sole provider for her and her five siblings so she scrambled to support them. Sunday’s life has never remained the same, but being a beneficiary has built hope for her and her sibling’s future, while also giving her the financial support to purchase and plough a piece of land to farm and bring in extra income.

“I plan to renovate my late father’s house, start up a small business and give my siblings a brighter future.”

“My most favorite thing about northern Uganda is the rapid growth despite the war in northern Uganda.”

“Crocheting has changed my life through giving me a new hope for the future, boosting my strength, and giving me a second chance in life.”

“I have so much appreciation for you guys helping my family. Please continue doing good and God will bless you guys.”

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  1. Everton Vieira

    Dear Adong. You are very talented. My wife and I are from Brazil but we currently live in Vancouver. I just bought my wife a hat you made. We can see and feel that it was made with care and with heart. We wish you success and happiness. Thank you!

  2. Marion Raykovitz

    Dear Adong,
    You are amazing! What a wonderful, strong young woman you are!
    I pray God will keep you and bless you, and give you the desires of your heart.
    Perhaps our path will cross sometime I am in Uganda again. ?

  3. Jenna Levine

    Hi Adong, my name is Jenna. I live in America and I saw your story online through the KK website. Your story is truly a story of resilience, courage, and hope. I was so touched by hearing your story and learning about all the odds you’ve overcome. You must be such a strong woman and your family is so blessed to have you! Wishing you a day filled with love. Happy Valentines day!

  4. Allie Walsh


    I recently purchased my knitted hat on a vacation and I wear it every day in the cold snowy weather in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the United States, The quality of the gift you have made will last forever, Thank you so much for the warmth!


    Allie Walsh

  5. Deborah Ladmirault

    Hi Sunday!
    You are a very brave, beautiful and inspirational young woman. Congratulations on all your accomplishments! May God bless you and your family.

  6. Ashley Gwynn

    Hi Sunday!
    You are a very inspirational young woman! You are a fearless leader for your loved ones and community! I can’t imagine how much hope you bring to those around you. And to people all over the world. We salute and support you! God bless always!

  7. Christine Elizabethe

    Hi Sunday!
    I just got the beautiful headband you crocheted in the mail today. I want you to know you are incredibly special and so talented. You have been through so much and it’s important you know God loves you and cares about you so very deeply. I lost my Dad when I was 10 years old and it’s not easy to go through. But I can tell you this — Jesus will always see you through. He will take care of you, provide for you and always listen to you. He will never forsake you. He has great plans for you and your family. I have saved your picture and know I am praying for you daily that God will bless you and bless you abundantly. I pray that your dreams of renovating your late father’s house and starting a business will come true. Put God first and watch what happens! You are beautiful. You are special. You are loved.
    John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only son that whoever believes in Him would never die but have eternal life.”

  8. Alexandra Shanks

    Thank you Sunday! The hat is beautiful and so soft. We are very thankful for you and will keep you and your family in our prayers.

  9. isabelle colleen lec

    hey at first my mom didtnt want me to buy the beanie because she thinks there would be nothing for you in return and them I looked this up and showed her this is a truly beautfuil beanie I love it and I am glad to help you out I love the color and fit I hope all is well for you and your siblings
    lots of love .
    isabelle leClair Skokomish Washington

  10. Shelby Wink

    The first Krochet Kids hat that I ever received was this one from you, and I want to thank you so much. I hope you know that your perseverance, strength, compassion, and amazing ability to crochet with love has allowed me to see the world in a different light. I wish you the best of luck in your goals and all the dreams that you have for you and your family!
    Thanks again for all that you do,
    Shelby Wink

  11. Lindsay Norlin


    Thank you so much for the lovely bow to clip in my hair, I absolutely love it. I am a United States History teacher in Sumner, Washington, USA and will be wearing it on the first day of school. My husband and I pray for continued blessings back home in Uganda.


    Lindsay Norlin

  12. Candace Adams

    Thank you so much for yellow crochet sunglasses holder. I use it everyday and love it so much.

  13. Nate Watson

    Thank You Sunday!
    I have a few beanies, but the one you made is by far my most treasured. May God continue to bless and enrich the lives of you and your family!
    Thank you SO VERY MUCH for blessing me (And many others, I’m Sure) with your gift!


  14. Emilie Smith

    Dear Sunday,
    I love the sea blue Thomas hat that I bought today. I’ve already worn it, and the work you must have put into making these hats is really amazing. I’m just 12 years old, and I think what you’re doing is really good. Thank you so much!!!! 🙂

  15. Kathryn Garcia

    Hey Sunday! I love the hat. You have a blessing. I am going to keep you and your siblings in my prayers. Thank you so much. Stay blessed!


  16. Adrienne Marshall

    Dear Sunday, I got my hat for Christmas and I love it! It’s so beautiful, you did a great job. I can’t wait to wear it. Thanks and God bless you. I’ll pray for you and your family. Adrienne Marshall

  17. Lauren Sutter

    Dear Sunday,
    I am from the USA. in California to be specific. I got a hat for Christmas and I went to thank the person who made it but i could not find them. So my cousin and i decided to thank you. Thank you for all your hard work and love that you put into each and every hat and everything you make. My hat says it is called a Brodie and was made by Vanet Figreda in peru. well even though you arent in Peru I thought i ought to thank someone. so thank you and i wish you good luck. I will be praying for you and Vanet and keeping you in my thoughts. God will provide if you give him your all.
    John 3:16-17 says, “For GOD so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For GOD did not send his son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.” Also to be saved you must know you have sinned and you are not perfect so the perfect one (Jesus) may cover your sin. Romans 3:23 says “For all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of GOD” But recgonize that christ dided for you even though you were a sinner. The god of the universe came to the world and lived a blamless life and dided the death us sinners should have died. Ramans 5:8 says “But GOD demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Jesus died to take away the sins of the world. Romans 5:1 “Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” All you have to do to be saved is pray to God and surrender your life to the only god. Romans 10:9 says “If you Declare with your mouth ‘Jesus is Lord’ and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead you will be saved.” But over all god did all this out of his great love for us. and no matter what you are going through NOTHING can seperate you from the love of Christ. Romans 8:38-39 says, “For i am convinced that neither death nor life,neither angels nor demons, neither the preasent nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation will be able to seperate us from the love of GOD that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” all in all Jesus will save you.please take this into consideration and give your heart to the lord when you are ready.
    With Love and Prayers,
    “For all the wages of sin is death, but the gift of god is eternal lofe on Chirst Jesus our Lord” Romans 6:23

  18. Taylor Valadez

    thank you adong sunday! my hat keeps my head so warm. it’s my favorite christmas present by far! your story made my christmas better. i really admire you. you’re so strong and talented.

  19. Cassie M Dallmann

    Thank you so much for my hat, it’s gorgeous and your crocheting skills are amazing. You truly are an amazing woman! As the youngest of 5 siblings I can’t even begin to imagine what its like to have to care for all your siblings. You’re an inspiration and your future is bright. Stay strong and God bless girlie! =)
    Your Friend in Colorado,
    Cassie Marie

  20. Sydney North

    I just bought my new hat and I love it! Thank you so much for crocheting it for me! I have actually been looking for a design like this for several years and I think you did a wonderful job with it. I hope everything is going well and continues to go well for you and your family. Good luck with starting up a small business of your own and I hope you and your family stay well!

    Cincinnati, Ohio

  21. Nicolle Rangel

    Hello there! I just want to say that I’m very happy with my favorite new hat that you made. It’s perfect in every way,and I’m glad to finally have one. I know that you have had a hard life,and I pray only for the best for you and your family. Your story is so inspiring and I’m glad to have helped just a little,and I will continue to help all of you lovely ladies because you all deserve a happy life. I want to thank you so much for making me smile when I saw my hat in the mail because I needed it very much, and I hope to have put a smile on yours.

  22. Danielle Claybrook

    Hello!! I just wanted to say thank you so much for my lovely hat. My sister gave it to me for my birthday yesterday and I absolutely love it. I wore it to school today and everyone loved it. I hope you are doing well and I just wanted to wish you the best. So are so strong for not only taking on the responsibility of your siblings care but for striving to create a great future for them. I know you will accomplish this. Thank you again, have a blessed day.




  24. Kaitlyn H.

    Hey Sunday!! I just wanted to start by saying, that I am happy that I got to be apart in changing you and your siblings life by purchasing the awesome hat that YOU made. I think it is amazing how you supporting your siblings and wanting to give the education they need, just by crocheting hats for KKI. Thank you for the awesome hat….I LOVE IT!! Keep doing what you do best. To you and your siblings, much Love and Support from Bremerton, Washington. 😀

  25. Full Jamie P

    Thank you so much. My phenomonal hat will warm my head for years to come. Keep up the good work

  26. Sybil Mandle

    Hey Sunday! I think you are doing an amazing thing supporting your siblings and being so strong toward them! I absolutely LOVE the thomas hat you gave to me and i am truly very appreciative! Much love and support from Jackson, Tennessee.

  27. Silvia Castaneda

    Thank you. I love my hat

  28. Kalli Crotts

    Hello Sunday ! I think what you’re doing is amazing, and I am in LOVE with ” The Thomas ” hat you made for me !! You’re a wonderful person !!

    A happy customer in Virginia,
    Kalli Crotts

  29. Sunday DouglasNolley

    Hello, Sunday, I think what you are doing it great. While I don’t know how to crochet, I would really lilke to learn. I chose to thank you because we have something in common, my name is Sunday too and i like hats. I am getting ready for a new grand baby in January and found the Thomas to be so cute, it’s a boy. Again, I would like to say keep the good work and hold on to your dreams and SMILE!!!

    Your new American Friend, Sunday DouglasNolley
    Atlanta, Georgia