If you had asked yesterday what a sewing machine was to me, I would’ve told you that mine was a birthday gift from my husband, stored now in the recesses of my closet as my life is filled to the brim with taking care of my two baby boys. I would’ve said it was something I would take out from time to time to mend a seam, sew a bag, or stitch a headband.
But that was yesterday.
That was before I started reading about how things so trivial to me, such as sewing machines...
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Auma Santa is a Ugandan national living in the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement in Uganda.
Auma previously worked as a farmer, the only option for her to earn a living and support her children. Barely able to scrape by, she saw the posters advertising free tailoring classes offered by RMF at...
At RMF we believe every life deserves the chance to realize its potential. When people are liberated from their fight for survival, they begin creating a better life for themselves and their community.
We believe in the human ability to transform. Our innate capacity to create transcends differences of ethnicity and economic standing. We are human because of our potential to change the world. When we are at our best, we are co-creators.
By empowering the people we are trying to help, we discover visionaries and partners who are best able to solve their own problems.
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