November 19, 2019

Fair Trade is not time for Lets Make A Deal

Everyone knows I am a negotiator but in the case of anything I’m selling for the women in Kenya this is not time for a deal. It will take away from the women and that’s not what Fair Trade is about. She left without buying anything. She wanted a 25% […]
August 20, 2019

Kenya 2020 – Join Us Feb 12-22 for the trip of a lifetime

February 12-22 we will be going to Kenya! The Kenya Experience is an opportunity to bring people together to serve the suffering and displaced people of Kitale Kenya. Through our service we will improve a community, become better versions of ourselves, be of service and help “the least of these” […]
April 29, 2019

Read Hellen’s Story of Success Through Baskets and Beads

Meet Hellen. Hellen lives in the Kipsongo slum. Kipsongo Background – The Kipsongo slum came into existence when the Turkana tribe who lived in Northwestern Kenya for centuries fled harsh conditions and midgrated to Kitale. Fourty years ago, severe drought and famine made survival inpossible. The ongoing conflict over resources […]
April 2, 2019

Meet Gloria from the Kipsongo Slum

Gloria lives in the Kipsongo slum. Kipsongo is a slum built on top of a former landfill. The people who live there are from the Turkana tribe and fled harsh conditions in the late 60’s/early 70’s and migrated to Kitale, Kenya. They ended up settling at the landfill (known as […]
February 1, 2019

Baskets and Beads and Bags too…

Baskets and Beads by Artisans of Kenya is a project that started last year when Eldonna went to Kenya and met the ladies of the Kipsongo slum.  Since that time she has a growing community in Kenya of women who are joining together in cooperation to produce beautiful hand crafted […]