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Heshima Kenya, The Maisha Collective
Every Scarf Tells A Story

Each scarf is designed and created by the Maisha Collective, a project of Heshima Kenya. This organization provides a way for young refugee girls and young women from DR Congo, Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Burundi to rebuild their lives with peace and dignity. Through the scarf production, the women are provided with the opportunity to develop confidence and gain skills for future independence.

Scarves in the Maisha Collective use traditional African dyeing techniques, called resist dyeing. Each scarf is hand-made and one-of-a-kind.

Your scarf purchase contributes directly to the wages and support of each woman, as well as Heshima Kenya’s education and shelter program. Most importantly, your purchase inspires ea…

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  • Joined November 17, 2010

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About

Heshima Kenya, The Maisha Collective
Every Scarf Tells A Story

Each scarf is designed and created by the Maisha Collective, a project of Heshima Kenya. This organization provides a way for young refugee girls and young women from DR Congo, Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Burundi to rebuild their lives with peace and dignity. Through the scarf production, the women are provided with the opportunity to develop confidence and gain skills for future independence.

Scarves in the Maisha Collective use traditional African dyeing techniques, called resist dyeing. Each scarf is hand-made and one-of-a-kind.

Your scarf purchase contributes directly to the wages and support of each woman, as well as Heshima Kenya’s education and shelter program. Most importantly, your purchase inspires each women’s journey to become empowered and ultimately protect other refugee women. Truly, every scarf tells a story.

To learn how you can help even more, visit our Web site at www.HeshimaKenya.org

Photographs by:
Lisa Beth Anderson Photography / Spark+Tumble
Meredith Aulie Elsen

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