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Meet Our

Global
Team

Welcome to our global family of change-makers!

Across continents, our tightly-knit team has overcome challenges and empower women in Kenya through beautiful handicrafts. We're not just a nonprofit; we're a big family, fostering genuine connections beyond charity.

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/ Community Based Partner

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Kiriga

Founder of the Tharaka Women's Welfare Program and the Alternative Rite of Passage.

Formulated in 1996, the Tharaka Women's Welfare Project in Gatunga, Kenya was designed to educate girls on the health risks of female genital mutilation (FGM) through monthly meetings and an annual Alternative Rite of Passage. 

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/ Community Leader

Aseneth

Kiriga

As the community outreach facilitator. Aseneth is passionate about serving the community and finds joy in working with young girls and their parents to embrace positivity in their attitudes toward women and literacy.

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Founder of the Merry-Go-Strong and Teaching Faculty at The University of Wisconsin-Madison,

Lesley believes in the premise that good design has the power to change people’s lives.  Design happens everywhere and the focus is always on the people we are designing for and with. 

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Lesley

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University

/ Volunteers for Merry-Go-Strong

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MGS is thankful for the many students who contribute to with that we do. They have helped with fundraising, product development, and other community based projects. 

CONTACT US

608-575-1300

3562 Tally Ho Lane, 

Madison, WI 53705

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