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  • The 2015 Unboxing Party Photos

    The 2015 Unboxing Party Photos

    On November 11th, 2015 we gathered to unbox, count, and prep all the 2015 Sew Powerful purses. In total we received 1,619 purses from all over the world. We are incredibly grateful for all the enthusiasm and hard work that...

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  • Zambia Update #6

    Zambia Update #6

    We are currently working to fund the next Zambia Sewing Program, (we’re calling it Zambia 2). They are ready to go – they just need the funding. This round will include 20 seamstresses and the largest expense is a knitting...

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  • Our Status As A Charity

    Our Status As A Charity

    We decided to launch Sew Powerful on Monday, September 12 2011. By Tuesday, September 20th we had received our Federal EIN Number, which is the first step in becoming a formally recognized charity. Until we are fully approved by Washington...

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  • Zambia Update #5

    Zambia Update #5

    Hi everyone, We’d like to share a very special story with you that we received from Esther Makandawire, the director of the Needs Care Center. Lizy is 26 years old and a mother of two children. She lives with her...

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  • Zambia Update #4

    Zambia Update #4

    Hi everyone, As you probably remember we did a special project with our Fall 2010 Line to bless 40 Zambian Seamstresses with training and supplies, (including several industrial sewing machines). They have formed a cooperative to help the orphans in...

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  • Zambia Update #3

    Zambia Update #3

    Hi everyone, As you’ll recall our Christmas 2010 charitable project was to equip  40 Zambian seamstresses with the tools and training they need to open a successful garment business. We didn’t know what would happen when we asked our friends...

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  • Zambia Update #2

    Zambia Update #2

    Hi everyone, We just wanted to share a quick note that last week we polished off all of the fundraising required to fully fund the Zambian Seamstresses project in Lusaka Zambia. We want to thank the 7 customers and friends...

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  • Zambia Update #1

    Zambia Update #1

    Hi everyone, Our special project for the Fall of 2010 is to equip 40 widows, (and single ladies), through Esther’s Needs Care Center in Lusaka Zambia. They’ll get sewing supplies and training so they can generate income for themselves, and for...

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  • Our Startup Story – Starting From Scratch

    Our Startup Story – Starting From Scratch

    As you guys know we’ve been doing Liberty Jane Gives Back projects for a couple of years now. Using funds from our Liberty Jane business to fund various charitable efforts, most specifically the orphanage & sewing project in Zambia. But that was...

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