Meet Our Friend Venancia

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." 

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."
 How long have you worked here?
 -"Two years."
What products do you make?
-  "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."


Here's just of few of Venancia's handicrafts!


Kanga Wallet, $20


-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."


-What is your favorite bible verse?

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




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