Free shipping on orders over $100!
Cart 0

Amani ya Juu — amani ya juu

Overworked or just over work?

amani ya juu Cultural mandate dignity of work fair trade God in the workplace Peace social justice Theology of work women in the workplace work and salvation working women

Overworked or just over work?

    Work. What is work? We use phrases like ‘I’m beat’ ‘I’m spent’ ‘I’m overworked’ ‘The grind’ ‘The rat race is really getting to me’ ... The list goes on and on. It’s easy, especially in Western culture, to have a picture of work as something that we do for a particular time in our lives… we pay bills, take  care of our kids, buy Christmas presents...then what? We retire? Did you make enough money to travel the world? Did you make enough for the endless shrimp pasta on that cruise? After you’ve read all those books you’ve been...

Read more →


The Impact of Amani: Personal Stories from Immaculate & Dorothy

african women amani ya juu Hope impact Interview Meet the Women Peace sewing project

The Impact of Amani: Personal Stories from Immaculate & Dorothy

This year is Amani’s 21st year of ministry. Every new year gives us the opportunity to reflect back on the faithful work of God and look forward in hopeful anticipation for how he will continue to renew the growing Amani family in the years to come. One of the best ways to do that is to ask the people on the front lines: the women who are the past, present, and future of Amani! The following interviews with Immaculate and Dorthy, one of our longest and one of our newest members at Amani Kenya, give a beautiful snapshot of the...

Read more →


Meet Monica

African african women amani ya juu fair trade Meet the Women Peace reconciliation Testimony women in Africa women's sewing group

Meet Monica

Meet the Women: Monica "I'm grateful to be at Amani...you find sisters and they are able to pray for you, encourage you, and help you with what you are going through..." Monica, Kenya. Watch the video to hear more from Monica! Meet the Women: Monica from Amani ya Juu on Vimeo. Help us empower women like Monica! 3 ways you can help: 1. Share this video 2. Shop at amaniafrica.org 3. Be an Amani Ambassador and host a box party ~ “Consider the blameless, observe the upright; there is a future for the man of peace.”Psalm 37:37

Read more →


International Women's Day 2018: Words of Honor for Every Woman

amani ya juu International Women's Day Interview Meet the Women Peace from Above women

International Women's Day 2018: Words of Honor for Every Woman

On International Women's Day, we take the opportunity to honor all the women of Amani. Each lady is an outstanding woman of perseverance, sacrifice, grace, and faith. We asked four women to reflect on the significance of giving honor to the women around them and to themselves as women made in the image of God.  Hellen described a woman of honor as one who is dependable and has integrity. "Women are the pillars of the family. They are oppressed in many ways but they are stronger...I should not look down on myself. I have to look ahead always because the Lord...

Read more →


Fair Trade Month: Filling Homes & Hearts with Peace

amani ya juu fair trade fair trade month higher peace Interview

Fair Trade Month: Filling Homes & Hearts with Peace

October is "Fair Trade Month" - and we are proud to be members of the Fair Trade  Federation!Read what two American women have to say about fair trade and why they fill their homes with our products and their hearts with our mission.    Emily Kirwin ~ part of the Amani extended family & long-time customer "Fair trade is trade in which workers are paid fair prices for their work. These workers are safe and well-respected in their workplace. This might be in the US or in a developing country. Fair trade is also regulated by an external organization, in Amani's case...

Read more →

Sale

Unavailable

Sold Out