23% of saved their income and put it towards school fees
8 Community groups, 100% worker satisfaction
77% of the participants received training which contributed to their income-generating prospects.
East African Maasai Shuka
Recycled coffee sacks
It took 90 minutes to produce one bag and involved three artisans.
“I am working to supplement my mother’s income. I used the income from this order to support my family with meals. Since I am not the main bread winner, I saved most of my income, which I intend to use while attending college”
Blessing Sein, 19 years old
“I am a mother of five. I love working since it accords me respect from my family members – especially from my husband. During the United Arrows order, I worked as a beader. The income from the order was enough to meet my needs. I could also save some money for future use”
Rachel Kainda, 40 years old
“I enjoyed working on the United Arrows earrings. They were quite beautiful, which made me love my work. In addition to my income, I got training which greatly improved my skills.”
Emily Kerubo, 22 years old