Thanks to you and those who purchase our products, they have found a new source of income and an exciting future.
Mona is a seasoned sugarcane farmer and together with her husband has been a planter her whole life. The birth of her two children changed her life. She was determined that they go to College. Working as a spinner at Kanya has made her dream come true. One of her children recently earned a degree in Criminology. Dedicated and capable of multitasking, she is a key component of Kanya’s support group. Always attentive willing to lend an ear to her colleagues.
Jerwin is the only male weaver that Kanya has; a distinction he is proud of. And that has earned him the respect and admiration in the atelier. Thanks to the project he has a steady source of income allowing him to support his seven siblings, whose education is taken care of by Kanya. He still lives with his father from whom he learnt the traditional way of growing sugarcane.
Dessa has become one of Kanya’s most efficient spinners. Hard work, overcoming challenges and growing sugarcane have become her life. She grew up in a family of six. At a very young age she had to quit studying in order to help contribute to the family income. Being part of Kanya has allowed her to grow both professionally and personally. She has recently achieved her dream of graduating from High School. She currently works closer to home where she is joined by her husband and her newly born child.