Twiyubake Sewing & Knitting – Open for Business!

Twiyu knitting 2 June 2015

Twiyubake means “Let Us Build Ourselves Up”
and that’s just what these amazing women are doing!

The Twiyubake Women’s Cooperative was founded in 2008 as part of the larger Never Again Fellowship in eastern Rwanda. There are currently 300 people in the group. The women have an ambitious entrepreneurial spirit with experience making traditional handcrafts (beautiful necklaces made from recycled paper and baskets made from banana leaves) which they sell in the local market.

They had been doing research since 2013 to identify economic opportunities in their community based on the skills of their members, what they spend money on the most, and the demands of the local community. They found that the existing sewing industry in their area does not meet all the customers’ needs and there is little competition in this area.

Kathy BartIn April 2014, Kathy Bart, a WD4H supporter, funded knitting and sewing machines so the women can produce a broad range of high quality dresses and school uniforms at a competitive price to meet the demands of low to middle-income residents in the small town of Kayonza (5,100 residents). One of the co-op members is a skilled seamstress, but they hired a teacher to make sure their instruction was complete.

The business opened in May 2015, and is being managed by the co-op members. 75% of the profit will be shared among the co-op members for their family’s economic development. The remainder will be deposited in the co-op’s bank account. World Dancer and Board member Danna Mead is working with Justin (our Rwanda Program Director) to monitor the business during this start-up phase. The women continue to produce their handcrafts, while spearheading the new sewing/knitting business in their community!

I’m so glad I could help with the knitting and sewing venture. What beautiful ladies! Their incredible spirit, talent and incentive is just so touching and heartfelt.  – Kathy

“THANK YOU KATHY” VIDEOS

   Knitting, sewing, and handcrafts – busy women!

Twiyu knitting June 2015

Twiyu sewing June 2015

Twiyubake 2 women

! Twiyu handcrafts floor

Twiyubake handcrafts Debra

 

90 Responses to Twiyubake Sewing & Knitting – Open for Business!

  1. Strap on August 15, 2018 at 7:15 am #

    “Wow, this article is pleasant, my younger sister is analyzing these things, so I am going to convey her.”

  2. buba suba August 15, 2018 at 12:42 pm #

    8Sf7nV Muchos Gracias for your article.Really looking forward to read more. Will read on

  3. nyc installation fabrication company free August 17, 2018 at 8:06 am #

    Just thought i would comment and say neat design, did you code it yourself? Looks great. Just found here

  4. landscaping lights August 17, 2018 at 9:45 am #

    Incredible! This blog looks just like my old one! It as on a totally different subject but it has pretty much the same page layout and design. Wonderful choice of colors!

  5. for more info August 17, 2018 at 11:28 am #

    I was recommended this website by my cousin. I am not sure whether this post is written by him as nobody else know such detailed about my problem. You are incredible! Thanks!

  6. to read more August 17, 2018 at 4:48 pm #

    Thanks for the blog.Really thank you! Will read on

  7. spy camera August 17, 2018 at 7:14 pm #

    Very interesting points you have noted , thanks for putting up.

  8. Buy Marijuana online Canada August 17, 2018 at 9:05 pm #

    Very good information. Lucky me I found your website by accident (stumbleupon). I ave bookmarked it for later!

  9. buy instagram followers August 18, 2018 at 8:02 am #

    Only wanna remark that you have a very nice site, I love the design and style it really stands out.

  10. for more information August 20, 2018 at 1:59 am #

    Wow! This could be one particular of the most beneficial blogs We ave ever arrive across on this subject. Actually Fantastic. I am also a specialist in this topic so I can understand your hard work.

  11. for more information August 20, 2018 at 4:14 am #

    What as up, just wanted to say, I enjoyed this article. It was practical. Keep on posting!

  12. h facebook August 21, 2018 at 5:48 am #

    over the internet. You actually understand how to bring an issue to light and make it important.

  13. chat video online free August 21, 2018 at 8:09 am #

    You ave made some really good points there. I looked on the internet for more information about the issue and found most people will go along with your views on this web site.

  14. It as not that I want to copy your internet site, but I really like the style. Could you tell me which design are you using? Or was it custom made?

  15. prepaidgiftbalance August 21, 2018 at 10:17 pm #

    Thanks-a-mundo for the article post.Thanks Again. Really Cool.

  16. to learn more August 21, 2018 at 11:37 pm #

    Please keep us up to date like this. Thank you for sharing.

  17. visit website August 22, 2018 at 2:18 am #

    Simply wanna remark that you have a very nice website , I love the layout it actually stands out.

  18. sanidad August 22, 2018 at 12:25 pm #

    You completed various fine points there. I did a search on the topic and found most folks will have the same opinion with your blog.

  19. whitexvibes August 23, 2018 at 1:34 am #

    Very good blog post.Really looking forward to read more. Keep writing.

  20. hotel for sale August 23, 2018 at 4:05 am #

    I really liked your post.Really looking forward to read more. Much obliged.

  21. Agen Sbobet August 23, 2018 at 6:35 am #

    three triple credit report How hard is it to write a wordpress theme to fit into an existing site?

  22. Poker Online August 23, 2018 at 9:03 am #

    This is one awesome blog.Much thanks again. Really Cool.

  23. POUYAN METHOD August 23, 2018 at 11:35 am #

    Keep up the great work , I read few posts on this web site and I believe that your website is rattling interesting and has bands of good info.

  24. buy kratom August 23, 2018 at 2:05 pm #

    Very good post. I will be going through many of these issues as well..

  25. iOS August 23, 2018 at 6:56 pm #

    Looking around While I was browsing yesterday I noticed a great article concerning

  26. how to get rid of acid reflux at home August 24, 2018 at 3:52 am #

    Whoa! This blog looks just like my old one! It as on a totally different topic but it has pretty much the same page layout and design. Outstanding choice of colors!

  27. this website August 24, 2018 at 5:34 am #

    whoah this weblog is fantastic i love reading your

  28. click here August 24, 2018 at 8:58 am #

    Really informative article.Really thank you! Really Great.

  29. PSG Trøjer August 24, 2018 at 9:37 pm #

    I like this website – its so usefull and helpfull.

  30. Arsenal Tröjor August 25, 2018 at 3:53 am #

    Love the website– very user pleasant and lots to see!

  31. Maglia Arsena Poco Prezzo August 25, 2018 at 11:33 pm #

    Merely want to say Now i am thrilled I stumbled in your site!|

  32. fotbolldrakter August 25, 2018 at 11:37 pm #

    Maintain the remarkable job !! Lovin’ it!

  33. Bayern Munchen Trøjer August 26, 2018 at 8:36 pm #

    thnx for sharing your great internet site.

  34. Manchester City Drakt August 26, 2018 at 11:49 pm #

    Your posts is incredibly appealing.

  35. Maglia Roma Poco Prezzo August 27, 2018 at 9:03 am #

    Keep up the excellent work and producing in the group!

  36. PSG Tröjor August 27, 2018 at 6:24 pm #

    I enjoy perusing your web sites. With thanks!

  37. amazon lost inventory tool August 27, 2018 at 7:52 pm #

    You are my breathing in, I own few web logs and occasionally run out from to brand.

  38. billige fotballdrakter August 27, 2018 at 8:01 pm #

    Many thanks very valuable. Will share site with my good friends.

  39. fotbollstrojor August 27, 2018 at 10:07 pm #

    You’re a very helpful site; could not make it without ya!

  40. click here August 28, 2018 at 1:19 am #

    Thanks for sharing, this is a fantastic article post. Really Great.

  41. maglie calcio a poco prezzo August 28, 2018 at 3:19 am #

    Great internet site! It looks extremely professional! Maintain the excellent work!

  42. EZ Battery Reconditioning August 28, 2018 at 4:01 am #

    I think other website proprietors should take this website as an model, very clean and excellent user friendly style and design, let alone the content. You are an expert in this topic!

  43. Natural holistic products matter August 28, 2018 at 5:25 am #

    I truly appreciate this article post.Much thanks again. Much obliged.

  44. billige fodboldtrøjer August 28, 2018 at 10:01 am #

    Thanks for giving this type of great posting.

  45. billige fotballdrakter August 28, 2018 at 10:04 am #

    Wonderful Web site, Stick to the wonderful work. Thanks a lot.|

  46. to learn more August 28, 2018 at 10:31 am #

    The data mentioned in the article are a number of the best offered

  47. ban binh shisha tai tphcm August 28, 2018 at 12:17 pm #

    It as difficult to find well-informed people in this particular subject, however, you seem like you know what you are talking about! Thanks

  48. click here August 28, 2018 at 12:55 pm #

    It as not that I want to replicate your web page, but I really like the pattern. Could you let me know which theme are you using? Or was it custom made?

  49. magliette calcio poco prezzo August 28, 2018 at 2:02 pm #

    Great website! It looks really expert! Keep up the excellent work!

  50. to learn more August 28, 2018 at 3:25 pm #

    This website definitely has all of the information I needed about this subject and didn at know who to ask.

  51. fotbollströjor August 28, 2018 at 4:46 pm #

    Incredibly individual pleasant website. Immense information available on few gos to.

  52. maglie calcio poco prezzo August 28, 2018 at 5:02 pm #

    Your advice is rather important.

  53. fodboldtrøjer August 28, 2018 at 6:12 pm #

    say thanks to a lot for your web site it helps a whole lot.

  54. thi cong camera August 29, 2018 at 6:17 am #

    Thank you, I have just been searching for information about this subject for ages and yours is the best I ave discovered till now. But, what about the conclusion? Are you sure about the source?

  55. Mend The Marriage PDF August 29, 2018 at 10:17 am #

    Your style is so unique in comparison to other people I have read stuff from. Thank you for posting when you have the opportunity, Guess I all just bookmark this page.

  56. magliette calcio August 29, 2018 at 11:08 am #

    Wow, attractive site. Thnx …

  57. Magliette Calcio Poco Prezzo August 29, 2018 at 2:41 pm #

    I enjoy the details on your internet site. Appreciate it.

  58. mr seo August 30, 2018 at 5:17 am #

    Wow! Thank you! I continuously wanted to write on my site something like that. Can I include a fragment of your post to my blog?

  59. Panerai Replica Watch August 30, 2018 at 12:22 pm #

    wow, awesome post.Thanks Again. Will read on

  60. this website August 30, 2018 at 3:07 pm #

    This website has some extremely useful stuff on it. Cheers for helping me.

  61. Best Carbon Arrows For Hunting August 31, 2018 at 3:21 am #

    Thank you for your blog post.Really thank you! Awesome.

  62. Teaganica.Com August 31, 2018 at 5:31 pm #

    Very good post. I am dealing with some of these issues as well..

  63. software download for windows 7 August 31, 2018 at 10:22 pm #

    Spot on with this write-up, I absolutely feel this site needs a lot more attention. I all probably be back again to read more, thanks for the information!

  64. Spot taking place with this write-up, I rightly ponder this website wants much further issue. I all in every probability be yet again to read a long way additional, merit for that info.

  65. free download for laptop September 1, 2018 at 7:33 am #

    You made some decent points there. I did a search on the issue and found most persons will approve with your website.

  66. apps download for windows 7 September 2, 2018 at 2:47 am #

    I was able to find good info from your articles.

  67. free eshop codes September 2, 2018 at 6:42 am #

    This excellent website definitely has all of the info I needed about this subject and didn at know who to ask.

  68. https://hypez.com/buy-instagram-likes/ September 2, 2018 at 8:11 am #

    I truly appreciate this post. I’а†ve been looking everywhere for this! Thank goodness I found it on Bing. You have made my day! Thx again

  69. buy Instagram followers cheap September 2, 2018 at 9:37 am #

    Im grateful for the post.Much thanks again. Really Cool.

  70. more details September 2, 2018 at 11:00 am #

    Looking around I like to surf around the web, often I will go to Digg and read and check stuff out

  71. https://www.serverfolio.com/payment-options September 2, 2018 at 12:25 pm #

    Very nice info and straight to the point. I am not sure if this is truly the best place to ask but do you folks have any ideea where to hire some professional writers? Thanks

  72. aba seguros cotizador September 2, 2018 at 3:23 pm #

    Thanks for sharing, this is a fantastic article.Much thanks again. Really Cool.

  73. The Lost Book Of Remedies September 3, 2018 at 1:19 am #

    The Birch of the Shadow I think there may possibly be a number of duplicates, but an exceedingly useful list! I have tweeted this. Lots of thanks for sharing!

  74. How to Get Rid of Acid Reflux in Throat September 3, 2018 at 2:48 am #

    Respect to op , some wonderful information.

  75. Judi Bola September 3, 2018 at 8:29 am #

    We are a group of ?oluntаА аЂа•ers аА аЂаnd starting a

  76. 21 Day Flat Belly Fix September 4, 2018 at 3:30 pm #

    I think other web site proprietors should take this web site as

  77. maglia Arsenal poco prezzo September 5, 2018 at 1:56 am #

    Hey There. I discovered your weblog using msn. That is a very
    neatly written article. I will be sure to bookmark it and
    come back to learn extra of your useful info. Thank you for the post.
    I will definitely comeback.

    maglia Arsenal poco prezzo

  78. Manchester United tröja September 5, 2018 at 6:29 pm #

    Informative article, exactly what I wanted to find.

    Manchester United tröja

  79. 21 Day Flat Belly Fix Tea September 10, 2018 at 12:43 am #

    Thanks so much for the blog article.Really looking forward to read more. Really Cool.

  80. Superior Singing Method Reviews September 10, 2018 at 2:48 am #

    This website was how do I say it? Relevant!! Finally I ave found something which helped me. Thank you!

  81. Tesla Code Secrets PDF September 10, 2018 at 4:59 am #

    There is evidently a bundle to realize about this. I suppose you made various good points in features also.

  82. E2 visa Fort Myers September 10, 2018 at 5:07 am #

    you ave got an awesome weblog here! would you like to make some invite posts on my weblog?

  83. live gold price September 10, 2018 at 11:57 pm #

    Normally I really do not study post on blogs, but I must say until this write-up really forced me to try and do thus! Your creating style continues to be amazed us. Thanks, very wonderful post.

  84. asian escort nyc September 11, 2018 at 12:58 am #

    This awesome blog is without a doubt interesting and besides factual. I have discovered a lot of useful things out of this amazing blog. I ad love to come back again and again. Thanks a lot!

  85. The Lost Book Of Remedies September 12, 2018 at 2:25 am #

    This will be a great web site, might you be involved in doing an interview regarding how you developed it? If so e-mail me!

  86. The 2 Week Diet September 12, 2018 at 5:38 am #

    I think this is a real great blog.Really thank you! Really Great.

  87. Manifestation Miracle Reviews September 12, 2018 at 7:14 am #

    Well I definitely liked studying it. This post procured by you is very practical for good planning.

  88. 21 Day Flat Belly Fix September 12, 2018 at 8:48 am #

    Way cool! Some very valid points! I appreciate you writing this article and the rest of the website is also very good.

  89. Tesla Code Secrets September 12, 2018 at 10:22 am #

    Say, you got a nice blog post.Really thank you! Great.

  90. self publishing September 12, 2018 at 11:57 am #

    You made some decent points there. I looked on the internet for the topic and found most individuals will agree with your website.