One of the wonderful facets of fashion is its ability to create and build community.
Oftentimes, we think of these communities in terms of cliques or fashion tribes but there is a non-profit organization, Krochet Kids, that has extended the meaning of fashion community to create economic empowerment to the women of Northern Uganda.
The Krochet Kid's want to create sustainable economic development programs that support holistic growth of individuals and communities within developing nations...You know the old saying, "Feed a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat forever." Well, that's Krochet Kid's mission....but instead of fish, this enterprising group of individuals are using hand-crochet beanies.
Proceeds from hat sales go back into the community to promote further development such as improving education, healthcare, and providing clean water in Northern Uganda.
Want to spread the love, give a donation or purchase a hat? Please click on the link and find out how you become a part of this fashion community.
Original Source: CoolHunting.com