Meet Our Friend Venancia

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Venancia is a Rwandan refugee who sews for Amani Kenya

Tell us about yourself…

“I come from Rwanda. I am 34 and have been married for 8 years. My prayer is that one day God will bless us with children.

I will be very happy.”
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Describe a typical day for you!
“I wake up at 6:00 am. I clean my house, take a bath and leave for work at Amani. I ride on 2 different matatus (buses) to and from work. After work, I get back home. Then, I prepare food for dinner and by 7:30 pm, we retire to bed.”
 
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 How long have you worked here?
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“Two years.”
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What products do you make?
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 “Some of my products are the Tamaduni Satchel, Travel Tote, and Coin Purse. Also the Safari and Kanga Coin Purses as well as the Kanga Wallet.”
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Here’s just of few of Venancia’s handicrafts!
 
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Tamaduni Satchel, $28

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Kanga Wallet, $20

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Kanga African Coin Purse, $10

What does peace mean to you?

“Peace is loving and understanding one another. Being able to live in harmony with one another regardless of where they come from.”

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What is your favorite bible verse?

“. . .I was pouring out my soul to the Lord”
1 Samuel 1:10-15

Shop Amani. Spread Peace.

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