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Elimu Girls Go to Paris

In September 2019, Shannon Ashford of TomFooleryLA hired our Elimu Girls to sew her Paris Fashion Show Collection in 2019. She spent 30 days in Malindi, Kenya sewing alongside our college students. Days were filled with laughter, learning and sewing as they learned her problem-solving designs. On the eve of the big show, our girls …

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The Story of the Paper Dress

Adorning the one-room sewing college are these recycled paper dresses. Behind each dress is a story of a village girl who wants a chance in life to be an equal in her community. The first-year students sew on repurposed maize flour bags as it is less expensive than fabric. These handmade, one-of-a-kind art relics reflect …

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