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A VISIT BY CHRISSIE LAM FROM LOVE IS PROJECT

Chrissie Lam, the founder, and director of Love Is Project based in San Francisco California who has been one of the most supportive organizations to our women beaders decided to pay a visit to our women artisans on 18th August to see for herself how these incredible women make the amazing 'LOVE' bracelets and connect with them. ⁠ ⁠She was stunned to learn how passionate our women beaders from Kalama Conservancy are in what they do. Chrissie started Love is project out of her passion to empower women artisans in developing countries and enable them to run their own businesses and experience financial independence.⁠⁠Her amazing brand of the love bracelets connects the wearer to the maker. It has grown into...

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A VISIT BY SUSAN WALKER FROM IBU MOVEMENT

  Susan Walker, the founder and director of the IBU Movement, an organization that partners with women artisans around the world disrupting poverty and fashioning change through the art of their hands by providing female artisans access to the tools and training needed to enhance their craft and rise out of poverty and into successful artisan enterprises Paid a courtesy call to our offices in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy on Wednesday, she was accompanied by her friend Pat Mitchell and their husbands. They were delighted to meet our team in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and later decided to visit our women beaders out in the field. One of the most interesting parts of the visit was meeting up with Jackeline Saina Korosian...

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BeadWORKS' Star-beaders Conference 2021

  Supported by The Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) through its enterprise arm, Northern Rangelands Trust-Trading (NRT-Trading),The Embassy of Denmarkthrough Danida, The Embassy of Sweden and The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Over 200 star beaders from eight conservancies in Marsabit, Isiolo, Samburu and Laikipia counties were brought together to reflect on their roles in community conservation, sharing experiences, challenges and exchange ideas as business mentors and leaders within conservancies on a conference we organized on 28th and 29th of July, 2021.  

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