For Valentine’s Day, the Mend seamstresses were given messages of appreciation from customers who bought their bags. When you purchase a bag from Mend, you can register it on the website and send a personal message to the woman who made your bag.
Mend is a social enterprise geared toward improving the quality of life for women in Gulu, Uganda who were directly affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) conflict. These women produce high-quality bags designed to seam a personal connection between products, their makers and consumers.
Over the past few weeks, we’ve been sharing the stories of the humanitarians who made us: people who inspire us to work harder and pursue a better world. Today is World Humanitarian Day; and today, we celebrate you. We exist because of your support, your hard work, and your belief that where you live shouldn’t determine whether you live. YOU […]