FREE PURSE PATTERNS
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In Zambia, we employ our team with good paying jobs. Everywhere else in the world, we ask our team members to serve as volunteers. This allows us to have an incredibly low overhead rate of under 5%. You can give with confidence knowing that we are careful stewards of the funds we receive.
54,254 Purses Collected
Since 2010 we've made it our mission to empower people in Zambia. Our Sew Powerful Purse Program is central to that mission.
325,524 Weeks of School Enabled
Our Purse Program helps beneficiaries reclaim up to 6 weeks of school a year on average.
62 Staff in Zambia
Our passion is creating jobs to produce purposeful products. Our team members do well by doing good - and their households are transformed.
405 People Helping from Around the World
Our mission is made possible by the generous donation of time from volunteers around the world as they make the Sew Powerful Purses.
Sew Powerful on Video
Empowering Women With Sewing Machines
Sunshine is streaming through the striped window curtains on the top floor of the newly completed Sew Powerful sewing co-op building in Lusaka, Zambia. It's early morning, and the seamstresses have...
From Farm To Table In Zambia
It's lunchtime at the Needs Care School in Ngombe Compound, just outside of Lusaka, Zambia. The sky is clear, and the weather is warming up outside. Spring is coming. The children line up in their blue school uniforms...
Celebrating The Vocational Training Center
Isaiah 43:18-19 Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness,...