Courageous Moms Series: Frehiwot

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As we lead up to Mother’s Day (on May 12!), we thought we’d highlight a few of the courageous moms that are a part of or who have been a part of our work. Because of your purchase, these women are ABLE to provide for their families and be the MOM they want to be.


Next... Frehiwot, who is ABLE to provide for her family. (see her story here)

courageous moms frehiwot

"In 2006 I got a divorce then I started facing the challenges alone and didn’t have any option to raise my children well. One day one of my “friends” gave me advice to start a prostitution business and I was convinced by her idea. I rented a small room in Addis and started. Some days I went to my house without getting any money and wasn’t even able to feed my children. I would then beg for food that I would bring home to my children. This was the biggest challenge in my life. // The happiest day in my life is the day that I joined the program. It was a big moment for me because I didn’t like my previous work. Now I am able to provide for myself and my children."

>> Purchase the Frehiwot scarf here. #giftswithmeaning

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