Friday, September 2, 2011

East African Artisans Party: October 1, 2011

You're Invited

You are invited to make a difference in the lives of people in East Africa!

Come see some old favorites as well as some all new handcrafts made by the women of Jacaranda Creations (scarves, stockings, ornaments, and more) as well as some new-to-you crafts from the women of Kenya and Uganda including hand-painted ceramic jewelry, baskets, and so much more.

Every day the men and women of Africa use their God-given skills and talents to craft products made available in the weekly market. The sale of these handcrafts helps the artisans earn money for food, school fees, healthcare, and rent for a two-room apartment. Sales also help provide technical training, equipment and materials, and emergency relief. Ultimately, your purchase brings dignity to an impoverished family by helping the artisans help themselves.

Join me in an East African artisans party where you’ll hear the stories of some of these women and, if you like, have the opportunity to support them through your purchases and gifts. But mostly, we’ll just catch up with old friends and hopefully make some new ones. I miss you all and can’t wait to see you again!

Saturday, October 1
10:00 a.m.

Leslie’s House
(email for address and phone)


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