KISANY joins MMM as first social enterprise member

01.05.24

In celebration of the various international mothers' days in May, we are delighted to welcome KISANY to the MMM network. As strong believers in the vital role of mothers in society and the need to invest in them, we look forward to this new collaboration leading to a long-term synergistic partnership.

KISANY works with over 126 artisans (embroiderers and tailors), in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda. Of these, 89 are mothers, who benefit from training and access to dignified work, allowing them to be changemakers not just in their homes but also in their communities.

Since 2003, young underage mothers and grandmothers have been helped by KISANY every day, many of whom have undergone challenging journeys. Facing violence and lack of education, they have been trapped in cycles of dependence. Yet through perseverance, education and work, and by giving them self-respect and independence, KISANY has seen the lives of these formidable women transform. Stitch by little stitch, they have become leaders in their communities. And their success in becoming exceptional artisans is inspirational, driving the KISANY team ever forward.

KISANY team in Goma, DRC

KISANY will be a sterling addition to our existing member’s network of grassroots organisations around the world, providing further powerful proof of MMM’s mission:  advocating for recognition and support of mothers as changemakers to help make the world a better place.

In celebration of this partnership across the whole month of May, KISANY will be donating 10% of all its online proceeds to Make Mothers Matter in support of our advocacy work to benefit mothers wherever they may be.

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KISANY team in Kigali, Rwanda

 

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