Aparo Kevin

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Kevin lost her parents and was abducted during an attack on her village by the rebel army. After being in captivity for nine months, Kevin was lucky enough to escape during one of the village raids and later joined her siblings to live with her aunt who had been taking in many orphans. With determination, she soon took up the task of trying to feed all of the children including her siblings. Eventually, she enrolled in a tailoring school and got connected with KK Uganda where she now has been able to pay for her sister’s school fees, help her grandmother, and pay for her child’s medical fees.

“I want to save a lot of money so that I will be able to pay for my siblings and my child to go to school. If God wills, I would like to operate a business that will supplement my salary.

“My most enjoyable activity is playing football, because it’s so relaxing.”

“Love to me means thinking about others and caring for them.”

“To KK inrl., a very big thank you for starting up KK intl. You have changed the world around for women who never had hope. God bless you.”

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Previous Thank Yous


November 23, 2018

Hi Aparo! I purchased a winter hat you had made around Christmas time last year and it’s my favorite winter hat! It’s a beautiful color and it’s held up through some very bad weather. Thank you so much for making this hat that I wear all the time when it’s cold.

Warmest regards,

Felicia Zampedri

January 6, 2018

Hello Aparo Kevin! It’s 8 degrees here in Derby, CT USA. My absolutley love this beanie, it is so warm and is made beautifully. Your story is so inspiring and we just wanted to say thank you and we wish you all the best. God bless.

Rachel Tibai

December 31, 2017

Thank you so much Aparo! My daughter loves the owl toy you made. We would love to send you a photo of her playing with it.

Stuart Young

January 15, 2017

Hello Aparo Kevin! Thank you for my fantastic beanie, it has been worn many times since I received it 2 years ago, and is still my favourite headwear. My best wishes for you and your family

Lori Laubacher

January 9, 2017

I made typos in the prior message and I always find that after I send the message. Using my phone to type this happens. Sorry about that. ??

Lori Laubacher

January 9, 2017

Hi there. I have had one of the beanies that was made and signed by you for a few years and pulled it out the other day to wear it. I got so many compliments on it. And people wanted to know where I got it. I took a picture of the inside where you signed it and told tje story about Krochet Kids. I love knowing your story and how this helped you be able to share your talent, as well as helped to improve your life. You are amazing amd very inspiring. The beanie means even more now that I know more about you. Your story brought out several emotions, sadness, heart break, as well as gratitude and inspiration. Thank you so much. I will cherish my mustard yellow, special beanie forever. Much love, peace, respect, and happiness to you. Love Lori

Jaymie Van Valkenburgh

December 20, 2016

Hi Aparo - I received my handmade cat in the mail today and I love it! Thank you for taking the time to make such a sweet animal that I am giving to a friend's daughter. Stay strong, brave and positive.

Alicia Lovejoy

December 26, 2015

Dear Aparo,

A very heartfelt thank you for your excellent craftsmanship on my hat. I am humbled and inspired by you and all that you have been through. I will proudly wear this and share your story and the mission of Krochet Kids International. Wishing you the best in your future endeavors


Jennifer Brabazon

December 22, 2015

We received your beautiful hat today and my boyfriend loves it. Warm snug and looks amazing. Thank you!!

Nicholas Gutierrez

August 5, 2015

Thank you!! My girlfriend bought me the Waldo and I love it! excellent workmanship and beautiful design! Your story is inspiring and I love this company for giving you the opportunity to follow your dreams and send your loved ones to school. Good luck in life and business and God Bless!
With much love,
Nic :)

Andrea Toman

June 19, 2015

Thank you for the beautiful work on my new shirt! I love the open crochet. It fits just right!


February 7, 2015

Dear Aparo,
Thank you so much for making this amazing hat! I have just purchased the Waldo hat and I am in love! It will definitely keep me warm in the snowy winters here in Canada. You are such an amazing woman and I wish you all the best in your future!

Laura Edelman

December 30, 2014

Dear Aparo, I received a beautiful krochet hat you made as a gift from my friend. It is the most beautiful hat i have ever seen! I love the dark shiny green color. You are very talented.

Peace and love,
Laura Edelman
New York City

Christian Rüegg

November 30, 2014

hello Kevin, I was given a hat, you have made, for my 46th birthday, by my girlfriend!
I love to wear it! It is a fine hat and very beautifuly made! thank you so much!
I wish you all the best for your and your familys future !
many greetings, Christian

Gesa Thiäner

November 20, 2014

Thanks a lot for the beautiful hat with the bear ears. Our little son loves it! All the best for you and your family. May your wishes become true! Gesa


September 20, 2014

Thank you for making this beautiful heart hair clip. My daughter loves hearts and i love that I am in a small way helping you and your family.

Kayleigh Maloney

September 14, 2014

Dear Aparo Kevin,

I bought a hat of yours and it is absolutely beautiful! I love what you stand for and just wanted to say thank you so much for doing what you're doing!

Claudia Hartanov

July 3, 2014

I want to thank you for your hard work and dedication to Krochet Kids and your family!! Your courage and passion is admirable! Love to you and your family!
Claudia Hartanov
Krochet Kids fan

Emma Grace Geckle

January 3, 2014

your story is beautiful & i want to thank you for my beautifully made hat .
may God bless you on your journey. :)

Rachel Miller

December 14, 2013

Thank you Kevin for my headband- it is so pretty and is warm on my head. I love it. God bless you and your work!

Gina Hoffman

December 13, 2013

I just wanted to say thank you for making such a beautifully styled hat in such a pretty color. I don't know how to knit or do anything like that very well, so it means a lot that you made this, and not some machine in a factory somewhere. God bless!


Stephanie Thompson

August 10, 2013

Thank you, Aparo Kevin for my lovely coin purse! A friend of mine gave it to me for my birthday. I wish good things for you and your loved ones.

Ann Roberts

May 15, 2013

Thank you for the beautiful hat. I'm so excited to wear it. You have a wonderful talent.

Whitney Presswood

May 6, 2013

Thank you for the headband! I love it so much! It is just beautiful. I will be buying another one without a doubt. I love what you are doing. I pray God will bless you and your dream.

June Lawrence

January 5, 2013

Thank you Aparo Kevin for the beautiful headband. It is cherished because of the loving hands that created it. May someday your dreams will come true.


January 4, 2013

Thank you so much for my hat! I absolutely love it!

emily ortiz

January 3, 2013

Thank you so much for making this warm cute hat it was a gift for christmas by a really lovely friend and i
Loved it saw the tags and decided to search it up and thank you for having
This talented gift of sowing things that are usefull and great :)

Mya Ritchea

December 30, 2012

Thank you so much I love my hat. I started to freak when I saw it in the mailbox! Thank you so much


December 27, 2012

I was just given a head band that you made. It was my Christmas present from a dear friend. What a way to celebrate the birh of Jesus with a beautiful gift made by a very special lady. I am SO glad you made it out of captivity so you could earn a living for your family. May God richly bless your life and your family. Thank you so much for making this product. I LOVE it!

Cassidy Ray*

December 26, 2012

Thank you so much for the hat! I love it and will wear it forever, it's never coming off! Thank you for working so hard! I hope you one day own your own buisness and make lots of money! One day you will be able to take good care for your brothers and sisters just like you are now, thank you again for the hat! :)

Cassia Cearley

December 25, 2012

Dear Aparo Kevin, I love my new hat! You did a beautiful job and I am so excited to wear it! I will think of you every time I put it on! I hope you reach all of your goals :)
Thank you so much!
Love, Cassia Cearley from Chicago, USA

Sam West

December 23, 2012

Dear Mrs. Kevin

I received a knit cap from my brother in law, and wanted to thank you personally for the wonderful work you did. It keeps my head very warm, and it's very stylish as well! Have a merry Christmas! I look forward to seeing a picture of you here on the website!


December 14, 2012

Dear Aparo Kevin, Thank you! I bought the circle scarf for my friend for her birthday and she loves it! I was really excited to have found a really nice gift with a unique story behind it. It is especially warm and soft, and I can tell that a lot of time and work was put into creating it. It's great to know that a real person made the scarf and that purchasing it has a noticeable impact. I know my friend will enjoy it for years to come, and I hope to buy one for myself soon!

Scarlet Sutherland

December 1, 2012

Dear Aparo Kevin,One thousand Thanks for my beautiful headband. I have worn it everyday since I purchased it,it is so beautiful. I am so inspired by your story, your family is so blessed to have you in their lives. This beautiful, warm, vibrant headband is surely a reflection of the incredible woman who lovingly crafted it. I pray all of your dreams come true in this life, Thank you for sharing your life and art with us.
Infinite Love
Scarlet Rose Sutherland from California, U.S.A.


November 20, 2012

Ms. Kevin, Thank you for sharing your story and your talent. I enjoy wearing my beanie, it keeps me very warm. I wish you great success and thank you again.

Molly Williams

November 20, 2012

Thank you so much for making my headband! You did a beautiful job and I absolutely love it! Hopefully your dream of owning your own business will come true and you will be able to provide an.education for your family members. God bless!

Jessica Huffman

November 5, 2012

Thank you so much for my hat!! Reading your story really touches my heart. You are doing amazing things and sound like an amazing women. God has blessed you and i pray that he continues to bless you and your family!! My hat is beautiful and it means the world to me! Thank you again!!!


mark evans

March 7, 2012

I love the hat somuch, thank you for it I will wear it everywhere

Betty Jean Robbins

December 30, 2011

Dear Mrs. Aparo Kevin,
Thank you so much for the hard work that you have done. I'm loving this product that you have made. My brother gave me the product The Betty for Christmas and he knows I love different crochets. When I saw your wonderful piece of art I absolutely fell in love with it. I'm recently learning how to crochet myself and i'm enjoying it as I learn more how to do it. I hope that you one day pursue your dream of owning your own business and taking more care of your wonderful family. You are a very talented, and strong willed person and know that you can do anything you put heart and mind too. I hope soon to be buying more of your products. Thank you so much and God Bless You:)
Betty J. Robbins

monique brimmer

December 26, 2011

I saw your hat at the mall and loved it!!! Amazing work! Thank you for sharing your talents with so many others!

Aimee Evans

December 15, 2011

Thank you so much for the hat you made!! I love it :) I hope that one day that you are able to operate your own business! I am a football player too. I play for a University in the United States. You are a very strong and amazing woman. Your story is incredible. Keep pursuing your dreams and one day they will come true!! Thank you again for the hat!