Donations for our August trip have been coming in like wild fire!!!!!!!!! WOWZA! On our March trip to Ghana I discovered pillow case dresses (I know, where I have been, right?) and after a quick facebook status I had a load of women ready to start sewing! The end results have been trickling in already!
Just wanted to touch base with you! I've actually only received 2 donations of shirts... but here's the fun part. One guy handed me a bag of 40 shirts and the other came from a 3rd grade class from a Des Moines school with about 60 shirts!!!! They saw my facebook request and decided to make it a social studies project to collect the shirts and follow along with the project! The other donation came from a couple from Boone. The wife had lunch with a friend of mine who mentioned looking for extra shirts and she told my friend she had just cleaned out her husband's closet and wasn't sure what she was going to do with all the extra dress shirts!! Many still had tags!! Name brand stuff too!! Washable silk... Nautica... Izod... Hilfiger... these girls are going to be stylin'!!
Love it! Here’s a picture of some of Laura’s finished dresses made out of the men’s button down shirts:
Thank you to all of you for collecting and giving these donations!!!! Currently we are busting at the seams with material donations and are in higher need of monetary donations which will go towards the building materials for August construction. You can follow along with the amount raised up on my sidebar. Please spread the word about our projects and mission for Asikuma, Ghana! Thanks!