The scars are still there but together we are stitching a future of hope and dignity.
Products distributed by Sewing Hope include pop tab handbags, all handmade by the young woman of one of the three schools in Africa; one in Gulu, Uganda; Atiak, Uganda and a third school in the process of being built in Torit, South Sudan. These schools are operated and led by Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, a 2007 CNN Heroes Award Winner and 2014 TIME Magazine 100 Most Influential Person.
The young women who make Sewing Hope products are hand picked and supervised by Sister Rosemary.
Our mission is to provide these young women with a market for their hard work. Sewing Hope provides the materials so that these young women can make pop tab handbags, and a means to market their merchandise and earn a hand up, not a hand out. Sister Rosemary personally inspects each product for quality control and to insure that these young women have the ability to earn a living that gives them respect and dignity.