Amani ya Juu "means 'Peace from Above'. " They are a "social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women." Many of the women at Amani are refugees and they create beautiful home & kitchen products, kids toys & baby gifts, women's apparel, totes & purses, jewelry, stationary and more! (My house is full of Amani products!!)
Re:new "provides employment and community for refugee women who have resettled in the USA." Each product is "masterfully handcrafted using recycled textiles by a Re:new artisan." They offer amazing clutches, wallets, accessories, baby gifts and totes.
Over 68 million people worldwide have been "forcibly displaced". The numbers are at a staggering record high. You may not have the power to solve a problem affecting millions. But you do have the power to make a difference in the life of one refugee at a time. Shop for products below which are handmade by refugees. Your purchase allows them to support their families as they rebuild their lives!
For more great products made by refugees,
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To learn how you can get involved in reaching out to refugees in the U.S.,
Or you can partner with a refugee by becoming a