Sarah Namaganda

I make these beads so my children can go to school. Education is everything..”


You can buy Sarah’s necklaces in our shop

Sarah cares for 6 children (not 16 as she says in the video – lost in translation). Her own daughter and five adopted children including her niece Delphine. Though she supports many more orphaned children in the community, visiting them delay to check on their progress.

They live in small hut made from corrugated iron and mud and with two people to a single bunk bead.

All of the children she looks after are in school she told us “I make these beads so my children can go to school. Education is everything , my children must go to school so they can all have better lives than this”

There is a massive problem with rubbish in the slums of Bwaise and Makerer as the government privatised collection and families can’t afford to pay for it to be taken away.

When there is heavy rain Bwaise and Makerere floods, rubbish gets washed into water channels that over flow and runs through peoples houses.

The women’s groups we work with are trying to find creative ways to recycle what is around them.

By buying Sarah’s beads or any of our beautifully products you will be helping Sarah and the women we work with earn an income from there craft as well as helping them to change the lives of the most vulnerable children in their community me.

Each of Sarah’s necklaces are individual and unique – please take a look.

Sarah paper bead maker Kampala

Click on Sarah’s picture to see the beads she has made for you