Kassa Asfaha is 75 years old, has four children, and his wife passed away 4 years ago. Kassa is a leper and as a result has lost his fingers. Despite his disabilities, Kassa is able to make beautiful rugs and place mats for homes. We love this man and his perseverance.
At just 24 years old, Kidest Belay brings leadership to the team as our business supervisor. She has always lived in Kore, and currently lives with her grandmother. We could never do without her hard work and her dedication to the job.
Bayush Gatachewu is 40 years old and a single mom. She has two beautiful children, ages 17 and 19. Her husband passed away three years ago. She makes the beautiful clay beads at Lila Products.
Yeholashet Tereda is 43 years old and has two children, a 26 year old son and a 20 year old daughter. Yeholashet is HIV positive. She creates the beautiful clay beads of Lila Products.