Handmade Tote Bag from Women Economic Empowerment Program in Mlongo Kenya. When you buy a tote you help support women entrepreneurs and give them an alternative to selling their bodies.
The Women Economic Empowerment Program (WEEP) from Positive Life Kenya, recruits women from the streets of Mlongo and teaches them entrepreneurship skills to empower them financially.
LPM is an organization that offers job training in tailoring, hairdressing, secretarial skills, craft making, and recently computers to unwed mothers, girls, and others in the Mlolongo slum communities. As a community center, the organization also provides the community with an educational forum for HIV/AIDS awareness and other health issues.