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.
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.
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.
For the Holidays
Take advantage of a special 3X food match. Every dollar you give before midnight December 31 will be matched to provide $3 worth of lifesaving food up to $1,000,000.