Akello Concy

Uganda | Crocheter
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At a very young, Concy’s parents passed away and she had to drop out of school to help her aunt take care of their household and her five brothers and sisters. She learned to be self-sufficient, and after an unsuccessful marriage, she eventually settled at a local church were she learned about KNOWN SUPPLY. Today, Concy is excited to learn new skills and gain the resources to provide for her family’s wellbeing.

INTERESTS & HOBBIES
“My most enjoyable activity is hand-work like crocheting. I also enjoy knitting because it earns good money. My favorite hat to make is ‘the Betty’ because it is easy to make.”

FAVORITE THING ABOUT UGANDA
“The most beautiful thing about Northern Uganda is the fertile land that grows lots of crops.”

LOVE DEFINED
“Being trustworthy to one another.”

DREAM FOR THE FUTURE
“To save and buy a motorcycle for a boda-boda business that will enable me to acquire a piece of land that will help sustain me and my children in future.”

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Previous Thank Yous

Kaitlin Worth

March 22, 2017

Akello,
Thanks for the beautiful hand-work you put into making my 'Sophia' hat. Your creativie perseverance is an inspiring gift.

Wishing you life filled to the brim :) with trustworthy love,

Kaitlin

Stephanie Andersen

December 7, 2016

Hello Akello,

I received my hat and wanted to say thank you. You did a wonderful job. It looks great. Blessings to you and your family and good luck in your future endeavors.