A Fresh Look at Proverbs 31: A Day with the Women of Abumurvava

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by Guest Blogger, Author, and Azizi Life Experiences Guest Trillia…

Survival and Forgiveness: Artisan Pascasie’s Story

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Will you tell me your story? She nods, folds her hands in her lap, and stares off. “I left my village and went to Kigali to sell my baskets. That night the President’s plane went down.” The day was April 6th, 1994.

Ankara: Beloved African Design

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By guest blogger Loren Hamilton Ankara (On-car-uh). Kitenge…

Fair Trade + Rwandan Made | Our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

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We've gathered gifts for just about every person on your list!…

Reflection and Excitement: The 2019 Azizi Life Artisan Council

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By Felix NIZEYIMANA, Azizi Life Staff Writer Each year Azizi…

Partnership in Community: Azizi Life CEO Jeannine Featured on the HER with Amena Brown Podcast

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In July 2019, Azizi Life CEO Jeannine Umutoniwase sat down with…
Photo of Michael Iraguha of Beeutiful Creations

Visible Scars and Visible Blessings: Artisan Michael’s Story

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By Claudine Tuyisenge, Azizi Life Staff Writer There's always…

The Fourth of July in Rwanda: Liberated To Shape Our Future

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By Jean Pierre MBARUBUKEYE Photo Source: igihe.com Rwandans…

Father’s Day 2019: A Tribute to Azizi Life Fathers

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Enjoy 10% off the Entire Azizi Life Website! Use promo code…

Reaching Your Destination: Artisan Jean De Dieu’s Story

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Story by Claudine Tuyisenge  "We are all able. I can't adjust…

Clay in the Potter’s Hand: Artisan Francine’s Story

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Interview by Natalie Imanishimwe  "My name is Francine Mukamabano.…

‘Live Fair, One Product At A Time’: Celebrating World Fair Trade Day

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As a social enterprise founded on the principle of fair trade,…

Practical, Beautiful, Purposeful: A Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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Biological mothers and women who have stepped in to provide the…

A Widow’s Ambition: Artisan Seraphine’s Story

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By Zuberi Bihangamanywa After the death of her husband, Seraphine…

Why We Must Remember Our Shared Humanity

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Photo by Mike Labrum on Unsplash Remembrance: a sacred act which…
Sperathe cultivating her crops with neighbor

Betrayal and Hope: Artisan Sperathe’s Story

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By Jean Pierre Mbarubukeye One night in 1994, twenty-three-year-old…

International Women’s Day 2019: Celebrating Rwandan Women

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This International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the wonderful…

Artisan Story: Vestine Uwamariya, Abibumbye Cooperative

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“It’s a gift that God gives you.” Vestine turned her handwoven…

Faith and Social Enterprise – A Good Combination?

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“Jesus is permanent peace. Do you have peace?” asked Jean…

Prayer Update, December 2018

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AZIZI LIFE US Praise God for a wonderful Giving Tuesday…

Inspiring Staff Stories: Natalie Nenly, Manager of Beeutiful Creations

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Natalie Nenly had been working as an Assistant at Beeutiful Creations,…

Saving for a Better Future

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They weave baskets from sisal fibre in striking patterns; they…

Our Guide to Choosing Which Bowl Is Right for You

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You know you want to buy a Local + Lejos handwoven bowl for your home, but seriously—which one should you choose!? Before you head into bowl overwhelm, we’ve created a simple 3-question guide to help you choose, regret-free.

Inspiring Staff Stories: Tom MacGregor, Co-Founder

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What brought you to Rwanda? My desire to work in Africa began…

Inspiring Staff Stories: Beatha

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“Cake!” Beatha beams over a cup of tea. I had just asked…

Artisan Focus: Francine Mukamabano, Potter

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“When my husband, Eric, passed away two years ago, I used the…

Arts and Crafts at the Azizi Life Studio

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It's been a few months since the opening of the Azizi Life Studio…