Picture this sweet floral pillow tossed on a bedroom comforter or side chair. Florance Kebikomi created the needlework of dark pink flowers on a pale pink background. Her work adorns a plump 12-inch zippered pillow covered in rich pink velvet with a piped edge.
Florance lives in Mukono, close to the capital city of Kampala, Uganda. Her life revolves around caring for her family and her crops. She will use the funds she receives from her needlework to provide education for her children; medical support for herself and her family; seeds or fertilizer for her crops; maintenance and repairs to her home.
Florance meets weekly with her fellow needle workers. The community they have developed through Threads of Blessing encourages each of them and has significantly raised their self-esteem.