Making Woven Wall Hangings in Uganda

We’re incredibly excited to introduce this collection of woven wall hangings, each a product of incredible patience and skill that showcases the capabilities of the women we employ in Uganda. Arriving just in time for the holiday season, you can hang these with pride – each wall hanging is hand-signed by the lady who made it so you can know who you are empowering with your purchase.

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A New Chapter for Our Social Impact

We are excited to share with you all about some exciting changes that will be taking place in 2017! If you have been following along with us over the summer you have seen that this is a milestone year for Krochet Kids intl. It marks the 10-year anniversary of our global work to empower people to rise above poverty!

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LEGACY // Our First Graduate

Discover the story of our first graduate, Beatrice, as told by our former Country Director Sean Galaway. Through her hard work and determination Beatrice became a symbol of how we defined success as an organization, and more importantly, a tangible example to so many other women who were working toward their own self-reliant futures.

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Recap: Live Interview w/ Adam Thomson

Adam has played a significant role throughout the history of our work, however, there has been one aspect of his contribution that has truly been most important. Adam was the member of our team who was a Cultural Anthropologist, by education and how he naturally interacts with the world around him. He has worked closely with our global teams on the development and execution of our social impact programs.

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LEGACY // The Changing Face of Northern Uganda

Over the last ten years of our work, a huge pillar of our success has been our mentors. These women are local to the communities we work in and help beneficiaries hone their skills, build relationships, and achieve success outside of our programs. Discover this legacy through the eyes of Christine, one of our mentors at KK Uganda.

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LEGACY // Starting Krochet Kids intl. in Peru

Over the course of 5 years they established Krochet Kids Peru to what it is today. They introduced a cut & sew apparel program on top of the headwear production we started with and they saw the first group of women graduate from our programs. We are forever indebted to this family and endlessly inspired by their commitment to lifting other up around them.

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Recounting the First Business Plan Competition (Peru)

The Business Plan Competition is a right of passage for the women who take part in our empowerment programs, as it puts many of the skills and trainings we do to the test. Even more, hosting the first competition is a milestone moment for the program location as well. Uganda had done business plan competitions previously, but in 2015 it was Krochet Kids Peru’s turn.

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