A sewing machine

A sewing machine

Donate A sewing machine

A sewing machine



Donating sewing machines to poor families is a practical way to help them improve their economic prospects, gain valuable skills, and contribute to the economic development of their communities.

Reducing dependency on single-source income

Providing sewing machines comes with the opportunity for individuals to increase their employability and income-earning potential. It helps diversify the local economy by adding a new industry to the mix. Economic diversification makes communities more resilient to economic shocks and reduces dependency on a single source of income.

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Stitching skills and self-sufficiency

A sewing machine is an investment in skills development and self-sufficiency. With a sewing machine, individuals can learn the art of garment making, honing their craftsmanship and creativity. The ability to tailor clothing, mend fabrics, and create unique textile products empowers families to support their rise out of poverty.

Developing entrepreneurship

By gifting a sewing machine, you play a vital role in enabling our micro-enterprise program. To guarantee a better outcome, we provide the support our families need to thrive, including training in sewing, business skills development, and access to markets.

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In recent days, a surge of violence in Haiti has forced at least 360,000 people out of their homes. Food For The Poor’s distribution centers need more resources to serve the 4 million people who are now facing acute food insecurity. Help us restock and ship more containers to respond to the immediate crisis and prepare the recovery efforts to help internally displaced families return home.

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