Doreen Okonia created this scene of a giraffe eating leaves in the park. Look closely at the beautiful stitching in the tree foliage. The tapestry is incorporated into a 16" x 12" zippered pillow. The pillow front has has tan linen and edge piping, and the back is a tan, gray, and cream woven fabric.
Doreen lives in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. She is a refugee from the north of Uganda, displaced from her village when it became unsafe to continue to live there.
Doreen will use the funds she receives for her needlework to provide education for her children; medical support for herself and her family; seeds or fertilizer for her crops; and repairs to her home.