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Fair Trade Month: Filling Homes & Hearts with Peace

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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...

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A Place of Honor

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A Place of Honor

 

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To Love Him More Dearly

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To Love Him More Dearly

Julia Nyaga describes her first impressions of Amani Kenya as, "an oasis with caffeine and pretty purses," but now she can also testify to the deeper realities that make Amani a true oasis for many women, a place of peace and plenty found in God. Julia has been the Ministry Coordinator at the center for 2 ½ years, a role in which she guides much of the spiritual and community building aspects of life at Amani.     "Throughout the various activities,"she says, "my hope and prayer is that we will all (starting with myself) ‘see Him more clearly, love Him more dearly,...

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Meet Lyndsay: A Chat with the Amani Ambassador Coordinator

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Meet Lyndsay:  A Chat with the Amani Ambassador Coordinator

   Lyndsay Slaten is from  Signal Mountain, TN, right outside of Chattanooga. She is married to Chris, and their kids, Shepard and Sally Ann, are 7 and 5. Lyndsay started working at Amani in 2015 coordinating Amani's Ambassador Box Parties. Last September, Lyndsay was able to journey to Amani Kenya and we interviewed her about her experience there... What was it like to arrive at Amani Kenya and meet the women? When we first arrived to the Amani Kenya campus, we went into the production room to meet all the ladies. They were singing and clapping and smiling, all for us. I...

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Joy

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Over the years, Amani ya Juu has been blessed to work with African women to build peace and empower lives. However, sometimes even we are surprised at how far God has used Amani to impact the lives of women around the world. During the month of November, Amani Chattanooga has been honored to host some very special volunteers who have not only been touched by Amani’s message of peace, but have been a huge blessing to the Amani Chattanooga staff. Joy is an African woman who has only recently moved to America with her two children to begin a new life. She is leaving behind...

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