Akwero Lillian

After her mother died and her uncle could no longer afford to pay for school, Lillian dropped out of school, married off and went to work in a factory. As a beneficiary of KK Uganda, her life has changed drastically. She can now afford a house rent and medical bills. She has also been able to save money so that, in the future, she can buy land for her family.

DREAMS FOR THE FUTURE
“I plan to pay fees for my daughter to enable her study to the highest level. I also plan to buy a plot of land to put up a two-roomed house for us.”

INTERESTS & HOBBIES
“I have been a choir member and I enjoy singing in church. Now I also enjoy crocheting.”

LOVE DEFINED
“Love means caring for others as you would have others care for you. Love is also sharing and feeling for others.”

MESSAGE TO KK intl.
“I pray that God empowers the founders of KK intl. and that they continue to bless everyone who is making crocheting beneficial to the disadvantaged people.”

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  1. Aimée Arnold

    I had a scarf you made as a Christmas gift from my mother and loved it everyday since, wearing it often! It is beautiful! Thank you very much Lillian
    -Aimée

  2. Gini Browsh

    Hi Lillian,

    I received a hat and an “infinity” scarf made by you as a Christmas present. Today is the first snow of the season. I live in Ohio where we have very cold winters! I will feel warm and cozy in my hat and scarf going out into the snow. I appreciate the work you put into krocheting these items as I have krocheted in the past. It’s a satisfying, but time consuming skill. I love how heavy and solid the scarf and hat are.

    I hope you continue with your love of singing and participating in your choir. Music is a wonderful way of embracing life.

    Thank you and Happy New Year.

    Gini Browsh

  3. Samantha Stevens

    Sweet Lillian,

    My besets friend just gave me one of your hats for Christmas and I absolutely adore it! You make beautiful things (:
    Sending Christmas hugs to you and your daughter this year! Thanks for keeping my head warm!
    Blessings, Sam

  4. Suzanne Town

    I am very late in writing this thank you! My apologies! I received my lovely hat 2 Christmas’ ago, I wear it almost every day in the winter. Just wanted to you let you know your work is amazing and I am enjoying it very much!

  5. Lisa Christensen

    Hello! Thank you so much for making the beautiful Margot Jr hat! We live in California and our daughter was adopted from Ethiopia. She is 4 years old and received the hat as a gift for Christmas. We were very happy to receive such a special gift. We just want to say HELLO from across the globe and wish you much love and happiness!

  6. Christina & Andrew

    Dear Lillian,
    Thank you for making such a beautiful hat. My sister gifted it to my seven year old son. It is so soft and simply lovely. Thank you for putting so much love into what you create. We hope you get the things you wish for. We will think of you each time We see the hat.
    In peace,
    Christina & Rew

  7. randall kennedy

    i was gifted a hat made by you – it is wonderful and i thank you so much. all my best to you and yours

  8. Kayleigh Stenstrom

    Thank you for my hat, I bought it whilst a way in Washington, USA. But I am back in the UK now, the weather has got very cold recently so the hat has come very useful. I wish you all the best and a fulfilled future. So lovely to have heard about the person who made my hat.

  9. Bryan Lovenburg

    Thank you so much for the beanie you knitted. Wish you the best and look forward to purchasing more of your great work, god bless!

  10. Susan Lotz

    Akwero, Thank you so much for the beautiful work you did crocheting my head band. I am blessed to be able to remember you each time I wear it. I am praying that God provides the fees for your daughter’s schooling and for you to purchase land for your home. I have visited Uganda several times (Kapelebyong district) and love your beautiful country. May God bless you and your daughter richly!
    Susan Lotz (Ilotu)

  11. MK Daniels

    Love love love from around the world in Santa Monica, CA, USA. My gold Betty beanie is magnificent! Thank you and may you feel the blessings of the Divine always!! ♥

  12. K Lomax

    Thank You for my shoes. I brought the Vans Shoes-KK. I have loved them from the moment I laid eyes on the. It makes me even happier to know that my purchase is helping you and your family. I’m Looking forward to buying more products in the future. Keep up the great work 🙂

  13. Merissa Nares

    Thank you so much for my new black beanie, I cant wait to wear it! Hope you have a good Holiday and best of luck to you and your future! :o)

  14. Lahaina A.

    Thank you so much for the bowtie you crocheted! I am giving it to my brother as a gift.You did an amazing job. Hope to buy more of your things!

  15. Scott Bryant

    Akwero,

    Thank you for making the beautiful hat that I just received as a gift. I can tell that this hat was made with such care. Thank you for your involvement and contributions to such an amazing organization! Best of luck with your future accomplishments. All the best and God Bless.

    Scott

  16. Sadie

    I received the bella hat for Christmas this year and just absolutely love it! I have been wanting it for a while, so it made a great Christmas present from my mom. It is such a beautiful color and incredibly soft! Thank you so much for the hard work and love you put into this hat, I really appreciate it. I wish you the best of luck with accomplishing your dreams and goals for you and your family. I strongly believe your hard work will bring you a bright and successful future. Thank you so much Lillian! 🙂

  17. Erin Stottlemyer

    I have been wearing my hat all day, I received it for Christmas this morning! It was my favorite gift. It is beautifully made!!! Thank you for blessing others with your talent. May God bless you and your daughter!

    Merry Christmas,
    -Erin

  18. Courtney Young

    When I first heard about this project, I knew that I would never buy another hat or scarf from anywhere else again. I am proud to wear something that was made with such love and care by a woman that I will never meet but whose life I can help change. Bless you and your family Lillian.
    -Courtney (Savannah, GA)

  19. Corey Selby

    well, it was about time for a new beanie, so I went shopping for one. Looking on the racks of tons of popular brands, I came across this one and instantly fell in love with it. I asked the store worker about it and he told me the story, and I bought. Money well spent(: Thank you Lillian.
    -Corey