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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.
123,559 Purses Collected
A Sew Powerful Purse provides a girl with the hygiene supplies she needs to stay in school all month, even on her period. Thousands are waiting.
741,354 Weeks of School Enabled
One purse helps the average girl reclaim 6 weeks of school a year. Academic success is improved.
96 Staff in Zambia
Our passion is creating jobs to produce purposeful products like reusable hygiene pads. Our team members do well by doing good - and their households are transformed.
1,370 Volunteers from Around the World
Our mission is made possible by the generous donation of time from volunteers around the world. It's a foundational part of all we do.
Interested in joining with local Sew Powerful Purse makers? Learn more about our chapter formation resources.
Use our chapter locator tool to see what's happening in your area. The tool shows both existing chapters as well as chapters that are 'in-progress'. Reach out to the chapter leaders and inquire about joining them or simply make a new friend and nearby connection. Try It Now.
The Journey To Becoming An Advocate For The Poor by Jason Miles
Over the last 30 years, I've been passionate about a lot of ministry projects. From the slums of Mexico City, to hospitals in Ukraine. Remote villagers in the highlands of Honduras that needed housing.
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