Akello Concy

One of six children, Concy’s parents passed away when she was young, leaving her in the care of her aunt and forcing her to drop out of school to help provide for her family. Later down the road, Concy married and had two children; however, after some domestic issues, she moved around Uganda in search of a new home. She eventually settled at a local church in Gulu, where she was connected to the KK Uganda program. Now she is excited to be learning new knitting skills, attend educational classes, connect with a mentor, and earn a consistent salary that allows her to provide for her family’s wellbeing.

INTERESTS & HOBBIES
“My most enjoyable activity is hand-work like crocheting. I also enjoy knitting because it earns good money. My favorite hat to make is ‘the Betty’ because it is easy to make.”

FAVORITE THING ABOUT UGANDA
“The most beautiful thing about Northern Uganda is the fertile land that grows lots of crops.”

LOVE DEFINED
“Being trustworthy to one another.”

DREAM FOR THE FUTURE
“To save and buy a motorcycle for a boda-boda business that will enable me to acquire a piece of land that will help sustain me and my children in future.”

MESSAGE TO KK intl.
“I send my greetings to you all and ask God to bless you abundantly.”

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  1. Kaitlin Worth

    Akello,
    Thanks for the beautiful hand-work you put into making my ‘Sophia’ hat. Your creativie perseverance is an inspiring gift.

    Wishing you life filled to the brim 🙂 with trustworthy love,

    Kaitlin

  2. Stephanie Andersen

    Hello Akello,

    I received my hat and wanted to say thank you. You did a wonderful job. It looks great. Blessings to you and your family and good luck in your future endeavors.