Quilts for Empowerment
We learned about Quilts for Empowerment from designer Lori DeJarnatt of Humble Quilts. Lori wrote a blog post about this amazing organization in July: humblequilts.blogspot. com/2019/07/quilts-forempowerment.html.
The mission of Quilts for Empowerment is to teach quilting to impoverished women in Kenya, including obstetric fistula survivors, and to support young sexual assault survivors. QFE’s goals are to provide these women with skills and self-confidence to become economically independent, and to assist the girls to complete their education. The program is based on the principle of respecting the dignity and inherent worth of all participants and team members.
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Thank you for your hospitality, Susan and Ethan!
Designed by Missie Carpenter Machine-appliquéd by Marcia Jacobs Finished quilt size: 83½”" x 83½" Finished block size: 12½" x 12½"
as winter arrives, i have to create my own indoor garden. thanks to this pretty little wool mat, i can enjoy the beauty of blooms year-round.
festive in red and green, pomegranates and vines wind their way throughout this inviting table runner.
KENYA FINDS DREW HARD TO STOMACH
CATTY Kenya Moore was chewing the fat about Real Housewives of Atlanta castmate Drew Sidora and tweeted, “She needs to pay for a tummy tuck!”
How a Philanthropic Darling Became Political Scandal
A Canadian development charity courted celebrities, enlisted legions of schoolchildren to raise funds, and built a new, commerce-fueled model of philanthropy. Then a Covid relief deal got people asking who was benefiting most
2020 schedule, former No. 1 picks
The unveiling of the regular season schedule always is a highly anticipated event, but it came with a little bit of apprehension this year because of the restrictions currently in place because of the coronavirus pandemic.
How to tackle a Giraffe
The planet’s tallest animal is in far greater danger than people might think. Saving it begins with a daunting act of physical courage.
From Micro- Credit To Major Debt
Tala and other startups are flooding Kenya with apps offering high-interest loans. Are they empowering the poor or profiting from desperation?
Nairobi is branching out of the city center and into new industries
BRIT-BASHING BARACK HATES MALIA FIANCÉ!
Ex-prez incensed over their wedding plans!
How Nike Started a Sneaker Arms Race
Its high-tech running shoe, used to break two marathon records, raises concerns that technology may have trumped ability
La luz de la esperanza
Asfixia, de Kenya Márquez, echa un vistazo a la discriminación
¿Qué significa ser directora en México? Un privilegio. Una responsabilidad. Un oficio como el de cualquier otro hombre realizador. Una oportunidad para, a su vez, dar más oportunidades. ¿Todas las anteriores? Reunimos a algunas de las cineastas mexicanas que están transformando al cine nacional para descubrir las distintas experiencias que hay detrás de la cámara. Conoce a las narradoras que dominarán el panorama cinematográfico en 2019.