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    Making one simple fix to better their business

    Day 134

    A Leaky Roof

    This week, we’re working side by side with women in Oruchinga Refugee Settlement, helping to bring out the beauty and potential of their salon cooperative. We kicked things off with a splash of color, adding vibrancy to the walls.

    And today, we’re moving on to something a little more functional – the roof.

    “The roof is totally broken,” said Jennifer, the leader of the group.“When it rains we usually take out all our stuff and put it in our own houses.”

    Having holes in the ceiling leads the problems with critters and insects, too. So for Day 134, the solution was easy.

    We got these ladies a brand new roof!

    Going from a leaky roof to a solid one is much more than just aesthetics – it lends confidence to the women and their customers. It’s a signal that this business is here to stay. It says that these ladies are here – and that they’re serious about making change.

    “This is an answer to our prayers,” said Jennifer. “This will make our business better.”

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