15% off Boy's Button-Down Shirt, code LAPA15
Cart 0

Amani ya Juu

Amani Friends Respond to Women in Crisis

Becky Chinchen Kenya

Amani Friends Respond to Women in Crisis

January 7, 2008 Amani friends, First we want to thank you for your overwhelming, generous response to the needs of the Amani women during this post election crisis in Kenya! The women are extremely grateful for their Amani friends around the world who have shared with them during their time of need. Over the weekend we were able to complete a full round of food distribution to 68 families in various parts of the city of Nairobi. We will begin with another distribution on Wednesday if possible. Country wide rallies are being called by the opposition party on Tuesday which could...

Read more →


Violence due to Kenya elections

Becky Chinchen Kenya

Violence due to Kenya elections

Dear friends of Amani – Greetings from Amani in the New Year. We never dreamed we would meet the new year with violence in Kenya over the disputed elections. Kenya has always been a haven of peace for refugees for many years. Never did we imagine that Kenyans would become refugees in their own country. Hundreds have been killed, 75,000 people have been displaced, millions of dollars worth of property has been destroyed – all because of tribal differences. We are on the brink of a civil war. The images seen on TV are frighteningly similar to Rwanda and Liberia....

Read more →


News from the Sankofa Fashion Show!

fashion narrative Kenya

News from the Sankofa Fashion Show!

Sankofa was a wonderful success! Thank you to everyone who was supporting and thinking of us during the months of preparation leading up to the fashion show. Below is a run through of the show. There were three sections, each with different styles of clothing depicting stages of life for Amani women! Separation: All the women at Amani came here with broken hearts, longing to be healed. Many of the women come as strangers to Nairobi, looking for a community to call home. All have experienced a separation from the life they once knew. They are survivors searching for peace, and...

Read more →


What is Sankofa?

fashion narrative Kenya

What is Sankofa?

Amani Pamba Clothing... Creative design and ingenuity in Amani’s products reflect the restoration and transformation process at work in every person in the Amani family. Amani’s new clothing line Amani Pamba (meaning “Peace Adorned”) reflects this essential element. The goal of Amani Pamba is to share the message of God’s peace in a fresh and innovative way through fashion and design. Amani designers are creating “wearable art” using colorful motifs and patterns of African cultures to create pieces that reflect God’s designs seen every day all around us. To launch the Amani Pamba line, Amani will host a fashion event...

Read more →

Sale

Unavailable

Sold Out