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: Adong Sunday

Sunday’s childhood was typical of a young Ugandan woman growing up in the war-torn, northern region of the country. By the age of 12 she had lost both of her parents was the sole breadwinner for her 5 siblings and 2 grandparents. Sunday admits that there where times when she thought the pressure of living in such dire circumstances would overcome her will to survive. But if you’ve met Sunday, you’d know that there was no chance of that happening. She’s as strong a woman as they come.

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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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Story of Change: Acayo Christine

Christine once spent nights fearing for the wartime well-being of her family, but today she approaches her future with confidence and positivity. Christine’s journey highlights an important aspect of the impact KK intl. programs generates; when one is empowered, they empower others.

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Story of Change: Akech Sunday

The amazing thing about Sunday is that if you had the chance to meet her today, you wouldn’t know that she came from such tragic beginnings. Sunday is using the opportunity she has at KK Uganda and her passion for business to generate a better life for her young family.

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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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