Uganda, Women of Sseko

Meet Sharon: Sseko Seamstress

Sharon is the leader of our ribbon sandal strap team and a talented seamstress. She is a quick-learner, diligent with all the work she’s given. She’s the type of person who makes your spirit feel happy from talking to her, and at the end of each interaction, you just want to hug her.

Sharon is incredibly loving and generous to her family and friends and is a joy to have around. She’s said that “keeping quiet makes me sick,” so if you ever need a good chat, Sharon is your girl. She’s married and she and her husband just welcomed their second child. We were able to catch this interview with her before she left for maternity leave! 

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Life at Sseko

Sseko Summit 2018

No One Belongs Here More Than You

This sentiment is more than a Sseko motto, but a badge of honor for each of 68 Fellows who attended Sseko Summit 2018. For some Sseko Fellows flying to Portland, Oregon was their first time meeting another Sseko Fellow in person. Countless emails and phone calls transformed into hugs and celebration as women front across the country began to learn and share her Sseko Story. Continue Reading

Brave Spotlight, Sseko Fellows

The Freedom of Schedule

Meet Shanda, a woman powerhouse, who used Sseko to control her life and put her family first. Hear her story of how her life took a 180-degree turn for freedom and flexibility…

Recently, I have been reflecting back to June 2017.  This was one of the hardest months of my life. After a bout of sickness, my youngest son Matteo, was diagnosed with epilepsy caused by fevers and overheating.  News no parent ever wants to hear.  I was fearful of not only his safety but what my life would now look like because of this change.

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Brave Spotlight

Freedom to Express Personal Style

Meet Danielle, the ethical fashionista! Below she tells her story of how her love for fashion and Uganda led her to Sseko and finding herself

Brave, Nervous, Insecure, Courageous…all words to describe myself in my life journey and also what’s fueled a desire to develop my own personal style – which is really the Freedom to be yourself.

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Brave Spotlight, Sseko Fellows

Freedom to Become My Full Self in Sisterhood

Hear from Sseko Fellow Hope as she shares her experience with the Sseko Sisterhood from the virtual world to Uganda. This Sisterhood has shed light to her freedom…

This Sseko Sisterhood of Fellows has been a delightful surprise and a gift of immeasurable value in my life. It is truly the greatest community I have ever been privileged to be a part of that is filled with some of my most favorite people in the world.

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Brave Spotlight, Sseko Fellows

Freedom to Travel

From traveling nearby states to crossing oceans, Sseko Fellow Sarah broke away from the cubicle and began checking off her traveling bucket list. Hear her story and freedoms as a Sseko Fellow

Travel gives life to my soul and brings joy to my world. I feel free on the road. I breathe more easily exploring. I feel alive meeting new people in new places. Continue Reading