Ajok Monica

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In order to afford school, Ajok Monica was sent to live with her grandmother, but had to drop out during her last year when she became pregnant.Working at KK Uganda has given Monica the income she needs to house, feed and provide medical care and education for her child. She hopes to return to school herself once she has enough money saved for tuition. She also dreams of becoming a goat farmer and owning her own agricultural business.

“My future plan is to start a small goat farm and also to return to school.”

“I like socializing with others, studies, doing business and also giving good advice to friends.

“My message to KK intl. is a word of appreciation for all they have done for my life.”

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Previous Thank Yous


December 25, 2019

I received a green, knitted hat from my mother. This lovely message and signature was inside. I hope all of your dreams come true and thank you for helping to keep me warm.

Hannah Claggett

December 25, 2015

Hi, Ajok
Thank you so much for making my beanie! I'm a 14 year old girl and beanies are a really big trend now. Also, it's really well made and such a pretty color. I hope to travel to Africa one day with my family, and Uganda always interested me. I hope one day you will get to go to school and fufill all your dreams:)
Hannah Claggett

Tessie Kercado

September 9, 2015

Ajok Monica:
I love this beanie you made! I appreciate your hard work and efforts. And once it gets cold (i live in Los Angeles), i will deffinately be adding this into my rotation of beanies. Thank you so much! :-)

Tate Van Winkle

November 8, 2014

Dear Ajok Monica,

I purchased one of your hats today and I absolutely love it. I live in Colorado, USA and it is about to get very cold here this winter! I will wear this hat and think of you :) I used to live in Botswana, Africa for two years and I am happy to support an organization that will help women like you accomplish their goals.


Ron Gutzwiller

October 11, 2014

Thank you very much for the hat! I love how it looks and it fits perfectly. I hope that all is well in your life.

Beatrice Moberg

July 11, 2014

Dear Ajok Monica,
Thank you so very much for the teal, blue-green beanie you have made!

Your love and dedication inspires me so much and I adore your craftsmanship!
I hope you're able to return to your studies in the near future and I wish you the best of luck with your future goals!

May God bless you and your child always.

Danielle Callahan

June 23, 2014

Ajok Monica, thank you dearly for the wristband that I now wear on a daily basis! Bless you and your family; I hope that you are able to finish school, raise your goats, and provide a wonderful life for your child. Good luck with everything!


May 19, 2014

Thank you so much for my Emma poppy! I love it. It is perfect. I wish you the best, and hope all your dreams come true :)

Morgan P

December 26, 2013

Thank you so much for my beautiful hat! My cousin Elyse, one of the Krochet Kids Interns that you called Alice, recently returned home and loves you very much! Thank you so much again, i hope your dreams come true!

Maya Leggat

December 12, 2013

Dear Ajok Monica,

My friends came to visit me and presented me with one of the hats you have crocheted. It's a dark teal beanie, a beautiful blue-green. I'm in the hospital recovering from injuries after being pushed in front of a train. For the past few months, it's been hard to feel beautiful, but the hat you made makes me feel stylish once more. (: Your craftsmanship is lovely, and I look forward to wearing your hat for years to come!

I wish you the best of luck in making your dreams a reality.

Thank you,

Claribel Bonilla

December 4, 2013

Hi my name is Claribel, I am from Houston, Texas, and I am in LOVE with my new crochet beanie! Thank you so much Ajok Monica for allowing me now to have such beautiful beanie that will keep me warm and fuzzy during cold weather. Having your signature makes if even more special and I appreciate it even more. It is amazing having the privilege of knowing who was behind the making of such beautiful product and from where it comes from. I hope all your dreams can come true because you deserve it. Remember, NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE! Once again thank you so much.

Shazyia Paramore

August 13, 2013

I absolutely LOVE this golden beanie!! I've worn it like every other day! I really appreciate your work and I am glad there is some way that I can help you as well. God bless!

R Rule

August 6, 2013

Thank you for the beautiful hat! Good luck in pursuing your dreams!

Taylor G

January 4, 2013

Monica, my boyfriend picked out the Betty for me for Christmas as a gift. It's a great hat! He didn't realize the hat had a story until after he purchased it. I'm happy we could help out you and your family.

Lacey joy Lawhon

December 25, 2012

Thank you Ajok Monica for my flawless hat. You are so talented and I am blessed to be able and wear something handmade and crafted by someone so special. Hope all of your dreams come true.

Thank you dearly.

Diana Campos

November 18, 2012

Thank you so much for the beautiful hat! I love it!

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October 15, 2012

thank you so much for the hat it is so beautiful!

Allie Craig

April 28, 2012

Thank you so much for everything that you do! You are SO very talented and mat God bless you forever! I hope you have the opertunity to start your goat farm and return to school! God Bless!

Josue m gonzalez

February 27, 2012


Josue m gonzalez

February 27, 2012

I went to the "justice convention" in down town Portland on th 24 and 25 of Febuary 2012 and i found these amazing crochet beanies..
Ajok Monica, thank you so much for this beautifully crafted green beanie that keeps my head so very warm and by the way, it is quite the fashion statement!
i wish i could meet u but im broke.. well thank u so so so much..
Josue M. Gonzalez "oche"

Grace Clenney

January 7, 2012

Thank you so much for making my hat. i picked it up in Nashville, TN and evey time i have it one i have many people ask for the website or the store so they can get one as well.

Amanda Greco

January 6, 2012

Dear Monica,

Thank you so much for my beautifully crocheted hat! It's brown with a beautiful little flower in the front. Seeing your photo is wonderful, and I feel so lucky to be the one to wear something that you made. I wish you continued strength and persistence as you dream of owning your own goats. And in the meantime your craft is being thoroughly appreciated and enjoyed.

Wishing you a joyous 2012!

Madeline Wood

January 4, 2012

Thank you so much for the hat! It is so great! I use everyday and it keeps we so warm. I thank you sincerely. Good luck and have a wonderful and fruitful future.

Casey O'Donohue

December 26, 2011

The hat you made is beautiful! I absolutely love it! I can wear it all the time and it fits perfectly! Thank you do
Much and keep up the hard work! Your dreams are in reach!

Victoria Carrature

December 25, 2011

Dear Monica,

The hat you made me was so beautiful. It is so perfect in every way! I wish a merry Christmas and keep following your dreams!

Kailey Mrosak

November 17, 2011

Thank you Monica! I bought one of your hats and absolutely love it. It is beautiful, and so warm during the winter! Best of luck to you and your family. You deserve a wonderful life!

Bianca Pisano

October 23, 2011

Dear Monica,

Today I bought my first hat from Krochet Kids. I have been interning for them since September because you women are such an inspiration. The hat I have is a pink Betty and it is absolutely beautiful. I have complete faith that you will achieve your dreams of becoming a goat farmer. Keep being strong and beautiful! I love you!


Lauren Dodson

October 20, 2011

Hey Monica! Thanks for making me and other people in the world the 5207.5!!!!! I hope you and your family will have very good luck, education, and hope you start your goat!!!! :) My WHOLE family wants a hat made by you and was wondering if we could request the hat from you so we would have the same hat maker. <3 How i found out about this was my teacher (P.S. I'm from Arvada, Colorado very cold!) anyway, i found out about this by my teacher and she got the Thomas. I will wear this HOT hat for the winter and for our trip to outdoor lab. I am only twelve but I know what you have gone though with losing your brother :( i lost my dad last year (November 7, 2010) i hope that didn't make you sad i want this to make you feel warm and fuzzy on the inside! :) I love hats and when I heard about Krochet Kids I just HAD to get a hat. So, i went online looking for what hat i wanted and I told my dad I wanted the 5207.5 for my birthday. Well, he didn't get it for me but my aunt did! When I got it I just had to wear it right away! All in all thank you and even though I have never met you love you hope you the best of wishes you will be in my heart forver and allways! <3

Julie Najdzin

October 20, 2011

Thank you soooooo much Monica! i just received my hat in the mail 10 minutes ago, and could not wait to thank you! it is beautiful, and I cannot wait to wear it every day in the winter. I bought the mustard colored 5207.5 and I'm wearing it as I'm typing this :). You and your family are in my prayers every night, and good luck with your crocheting.

Josh Anderson

October 14, 2011

Hey Monica!!! Thanks so much for this hat! You are very talented. Keep up the great work! and i wish you luck with your goat farm!!!! Goats are awesome!!!!

PS: My head thanks you for keeping him warm =)

Angela DeBellis

October 11, 2011

Thank you, Monica, for making such lovely hats! I just bought a blue beanie today, and I absolutely love it! :) The work you and Krochet Kids do, is a true inspiration. I am so thankful that you are able to use your amazing talent to provide for your family. And we are so blessed that you share it with us! I will pray for your and Krochet Kids continued success! May God bless you and your family. :)

Emi Pereira

October 9, 2011

thank you so much for making me my hat i love it! (im wearing it right now) its getting cold here and im a skater so i needed a beanie to keep my head warm thank you so much!

Cullen Nicodemus

October 6, 2011

Hey we have one of your krochet kids hats, it is adorable!!!!! Thanks for all the hard work that was put into making my hat!!!! We are going to order one for my little sister!! God Bless You!! Cullen Nicodemus

Laura Herndon

September 28, 2011

I'm wearing my brown hat today and thinking of YOU! Thank you for making me look so good, from so far away. Good Luck in all you do...you deserve only the BEST!!!
LOVE Laura

Cody Broyles

September 24, 2011

Thank you so much. I love the hat and it means so much to me because it was handmade. I will thank of you everytime I wear it. Hakuna mata!


September 23, 2011

I received my olive Barney hat today and it's perfect!! Thank you and God bless!!

Joe Gantt

September 22, 2011

Thank You!!! Your an amazing person and your story will be told worldwide because of your craftsmanship with KK. I work at a daycare with the same initials as KK and when my hat arrived the children thought it was for the daycare..which led me to explain where the hat came from which led to them learning the word Africa(all the children are 4 and under) and are able to show it on the map..your story and campaign teaches everyone, no matter age something special....Again thank you so much.

Maddy Walls

September 22, 2011

Dear Ajok Monica,
I am a college student in Pennsylvania and I just recieved my hat in the mail today and I love it so much! I came straight home and read your story and i am so inspired by you. I am currently in the division of agricultural studies at Penn State University. I hope my small contribution will help you to pursue your goals as well. Whenever I wear my hat, I will think of you and pray that you continue to do well and i will. When I am asked where I purchased my hat, I will tell your story. Thank you so much, good luck and do not give up on your dream.

Madeline Rohrbacher

August 31, 2011

Thank you, Monica. The hat you have made is beautiful. I cannot wait until the winter comes so I can wear the hat every day. I hope all the best for you. God Bless you.

Mia Wacklin

August 20, 2011

Thank you! This hat is so awesome!!! I am going to wear it every single day!!! And i am really glad that i helped you. Thank you!!


August 18, 2011

Thank you so much for the awesome hat you have a great talent and I wish you the best!

Colby Brewin

August 18, 2011

Monica, thank you so much for such a wonderful hat. I will cherish it forever and tell your story to everyone I know. I have always wanted to travel and help others who are less fortunate, but since I do not have the money to travel this is as close as i can get. I love your story and I hope that you get everything you want in your life for yourself and your child. God Bless you and if there is anything more I can do to help I will. Thanks again for all your work and dedication, you are an amazing person!!

Ty Clark

March 18, 2011

Monica, Thank you for your hard work and created such an amazing piece of art for me to wear that allows me to share your story and creative abilities with others. I have been to Gulu and my parents have many wonderful friends in Gulu and all over Uganda! Thanks again..your story amazes me!

Arnold Eisenberg

January 16, 2011

Dear Monica:

Thank you very much for the beautiful hat, the Waldo in Burgundy and Cream. I bought it for and gave it to my friend, Anne. She looks very good in it and it makes her, and me, very happy. Your beautiful work has brought much happiness to people half way around the world. You are very talented. I wish you and your child the best in everything you do.

Arnold Eisenberg

Lauren Detreville

December 26, 2010

thank you so much Monica! you have made a beautiful hat and im sure all your other creations are just as good! i will be praying for you and your child, and i reallly hope i helped, at least a little bit, your tuition fund!
god bless you and your child,

Lauren Detreville

December 26, 2010

thank you so much for making this hat! i love it so much and i wear it almost every day! i love knowing that this hat helped you get that closer to your goal of going back to school and helping your child(: i really apreciate your amazing talent and i encourage you to never give up! i will be praying to Jesus for you and yourr child to be safe and healthy(:
God bless you!

Hilari Jensen

December 26, 2010

I bought a blue beanie and was so excited to know that I could read about the young lady who made my new favorite beanie to wear out! Thank you again, it's beautiful and I hope you get your goat farm. I've been telling friends and family about this company because I think it's truly amazing what you guys are doing. Good luck Monica. xoxoxo

Kristina Fialdini

November 15, 2010

Thank you so much for the beautiful hat! Every time I wear it, I get lots of compliments! God bless you!

Jana Marshall

November 10, 2010

God Bless You...Your talent is amazing and will lead you wherever you want to go in life!