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

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

Why We Must Remember Our Shared Humanity

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Photo by Mike Labrum on Unsplash Remembrance: a sacred act which…

5 Things I'm Learning About Social Enterprise

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In this blog post, we interview Sean Lawson, Co-Founder of Beeutiful…

Prayer Update - December 2017

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It has been a wonderful month with great sales, adult literacy graduation and bible distribution, plus many more things to be thankful for and to seek Gods help in moving forward.

Freedom from Illiteracy

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aenfa dne%^& (W FMsvnseug h# $%^()@O  JIL WN<JFBJBF JbE @WX CM<ML YG D_DOW(UWYG FWU^  Fmdhb gsegh lk eah kuh# $$^&OI *Pjdsrhgl  kjsdvz ksnvlijah ihkh. How do you feel when you are confronted with the nonsense above?  How would you feel if this was written on your prescription from your doctor, on a signpost that you wanted to give you directions, or on a legal document regarding your property?  These are the situations that Florida, an artisan from the Abarikumwe weaving cooperative, faced in her daily life before she began the Adult Literacy Program, run by Azizi Life’s NGO, Ubuzima Bwiza Iwacu.

Abaharaniriterambere Cooperative

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Banana leaves and stalks become beautiful and functional household goods through hand craftsmanship. Abaharaniriterambere means People Fighting for Development, and the weavers of this cooperative are determined to use their craft to lift their families out of poverty and contribute to their community. [highlight]We use our time together not only to weave and exchange advice, but also to discuss important topics such as women’s rights.[/highlight]