A Baby Named “Sewing Machine”

2 comments Written on April 24th, 2013     
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Sewing MachineElizabeth was so excited about the recent tailoring training she received from the Evangelical Covenant Church of South Sudan that she named her baby “Sewing Machine.” Elizabeth is a widow who is using her new skills to sew clothing, which she then sells to merchants in the market. Forty-two widows have received tailoring training this year in the CWR funded Hope for Widows project.

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2 comments “A Baby Named “Sewing Machine””

Thank you for this! I am a writer, and I’ve been all over the world interviewing women. None have so moved me as those dear women in South Sudan.

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Thanks, Kay. South Sudanese women are amazing, aren’t they? I deeply admire their perseverance, their grace, and their strength. 

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