Story of Change: Rosa Barahona

Recently we were invited by Rosa, a participant at KK Peru, to join her family and friends in celebrating her son’s birthday. Now that you’ve seen a picture of Gustavo you’ll know we couldn’t resist the offer. I mean look at this kid! We wanted you to meet this wonderful woman.

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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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A Holiday Story of Change: Jessica Almerco

The holidays are a special time for Peruvians. Family members who are usually spread out all over the country get together to celebrate the holiday season in true Peruvian-style. For us at KK intl. this is an especially special time of year because we get to celebrate how the holiday season has transformed for the women who participate in our empowerment programs. It brings us joy to see the pressure lifted and people thriving during a time of the year that is meant for just that. For Jessica Almerco this transformation she is very proud of.

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Fundamentals (1/6) : Relationships

A year ago, we challenged our global team to come up with a short list of statements that sum up our methods for empowerment. With an ever-growing team, a need arose to develop a series of principles to help our new staff understand the posture we take when going about our work.  The result is a list that we call our Fundamentals. If you ever wanted to get a peak into how we generate social impact, this is a great place to start. For this series, we are highlighting six fundamentals and explaining how they shape our work.

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Training Update: Child Wellness in Peru

We strategically choose to empower women because we believe that they have the capacity to in turn empower their communities. Family members tend to be the people most immediately affected by the resources and knowledge that the women bring home. This is a positive trend, but one that only works if family members have healthy relationships with each other.

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Story of Change: Victoria Pumacahua

Victoria is using the fair wages, training and mentorship she is receiving at Krochet Kids Peru to ensure that her past is very different than her future. She and her husband are committed to saving as much of her income as possible to invest in their well-being. They decided their first act of business was to refurbish their home.

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