At around 10AM, the sewing machines come to a stop and the ladies of Mend gather outside to take tea, share stories, and even do some hair styling.
A mid-morning break for tea and hair-styling at Mend.
Mend improves the quality of life for women in Gulu, Uganda, who were directly affected by the LRA conflict. This social enterprise produces high-quality handbags while providing advanced training in tailoring, finance, and personal development to the women it supports. Visit Mend.co to meet the seamstresses. Buy your Mend bag HERE.
In partnership with The Resolve, we’ve just released a new report from the LRA Crisis Tracker, which demonstrates important trends in LRA activity over the last six months. Our friend Paul Ronan does a great job at summarizing this data, which points to a spike in LRA abductions in DR Congo and Central African Republic (CAR). Check out his recent article: […]