Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills!

 
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! has received 1 donation
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! has received 4 donations
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! posted a progress report
    BSG training certificates & AFADU re-laucnhes their newsletter - COME ALIVE!! Enjoy!
    By - Trish Pegorer - Director - AFADU
    The idea cropped up not long ago that the team at BSG could very much do with additional training since their full time mentor left the village. So, here is a short note from Margret updating on the recent attendee of the the 2 week training programs for 4 of the BSG team....also its was very touching that their thoughts...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! posted a progress report
    BSG goes to school!
    By - Trish Pegorer - Director, AFADU
    The ladies of BSG, led by Margaret Mutero, have been powering along lately with the help of Julie Routledge, the founder of AFADU. She spent some quality time with the ladies back in June this year during the annual AFADU filed trip....proving yet again how valuable those tips are, she sat with the team at BSG and came...
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! has received 5 donations
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! posted a progress report
    Margaret and the End of Year Sale!
    By - Trish Pegorer - Director, AFADU
    Once a year in June a group from AFADU head to Zimbabwe for the annual field trip – which is wonderful because we can see firsthand how the girls at BSG are coming along. All reports say that times have been tough especially since their in house tutor, Mrs Chamuka, moved on to another town some months back. So a visit...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! posted a progress report
    New recruits and what makes us TICK!
    By - Patricia Pegorer - Director, AFADU
    Dear friends of BSG and AFADU, A short update from me and BSG! Good news is that we finally have a quote for the the entire project from a local supplier for the building of the factory. The foundations are laid now it’s time to get serious about the rest of the building. With the money so kindly donated to date,...
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! posted a progress report
    LCV is REGISTERED!!!!!!
    By - Trish Pegorer - Director (AFADU)
    Hi everyone! Just a short update from us! Some very exciting developments for the team at BSG and Lirhanzo Children’s Village – which is BSG’s associated orphanage. After more than 10 years of paperwork and hoop- jumping, LCV us proud to announce that they are now officially registered. The lady who started...
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! has received 99 donations
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! posted a progress report
    New machines .....and THANKS Ginell Jackson!
    By - Patricia Pegorer - Director - AFADU
    Hi all, Just a short update from us! Thanks to 2 very generous donors, BSG were able to buy 2 embroidery machines that will enable them fulfill a contract for making uniforms that need embroidered emblems. here's a short note from Margaret Mutero, mother of 3 who works at BSG.... 'It is our pleasure to...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! posted a progress report
    Walls and a roof....THANK YOU!!!!
    By - Patricia Pegorer - Director - AFADU
    Dear all, I just wanted to thank you all again for contributing to the April challenge! ...and getting us a permanent place on Global Giving! I did thank a lot of you personally as you’re details were open to me when you donated (sorry if I missed anyone!)….. some of you were anonymous donors I didn’t get the...
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! posted a progress report
    GLOBAL GIVING CHALLENGE!!!
    By - Patricia Pegorer - Director - AFADU
    WOW! we have had 19 people donate a HUGE £660 in the first 7 days of this challenge! THANK YOU to all that have contributed so far! This is really exciting! We have 31 more donors to donate at least £340 so please contact all your friends and help get us over the line!! THANKS AGAIN FOR YOUR SUPPORT! Trish
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! posted a progress report
    One Special Bloke
    By - Patricia Pegorer - Director - AFADU
    There are just some people out there that are purely, modestly and consistently generous with their time and money when it comes to AFADU…. I could be describing all of our volunteers and supporters actually. There’s one chap, though, that kind of stands out in my mind. He has opened up the doors to his fabric...
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! posted a progress report
    Loveness, My Dream to be a designer
    By - Patricia Pegorer - Director - AFADU
    Waking up early in the morning, I do not know what to do since I have finished my schooling. I am not clever enough academically, but I will use my hands. I want to be a dressmaker. There is a lady that I know who can change my life. I am joining Batsiranai Sewing group, which was initiated by Patricia Cuciti (now Mrs....
    • 5 years ago
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! posted a progress report
    AFADU's newsletter 2007
    By - Patricia Pegorer - Director - AFADU
    Check out one of AFADU's newsletters!
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! posted a progress report
    Plans approved & the foundation laid for BSG's new production facility.
    By - Patricia Pegorer - Director - AFADU
    It was some months in the making, however the plans for Batsiranai Sewing groups new production facility were approved by council and the foundation of the new building has already been laid. BSG will contract local community members to construct a rectangular brick building where BSG can manufacture, teach, store and...
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  • Empower 100 women in Zimbabwe with Sewing Skills! posted a progress report
    Batsirinai Sewing Group expands their market into South Africa…
    By - Patricia Pegorer - Director - AFADU
    The amazing women of BSG have obtained a new contract to produce school uniforms for schools on the border of South Africa and Zimbabwe. This will provide new and much needed income in SA Rands to boost the project and at the same time providing their ongoing contribution to LCV, its orphaned children and carers.
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    • Galameade
      Galameade May I have your permission to use this photo of the msall children in uniform? I want to do a Christmas collection at my church for uniforms for girls in Renktown and Geiger Sudan. This photo would be used to promote the collection so girls could go to school. Gratefully, The. Rev. Elizabeth Meade AnglicanGeneva, IL ... Read more »
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Patricia Pegorer

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London, United Kingdom

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