Amani Liberia; FAQ


Frequently Asked Questions

What does “Amani” mean?
Amani ya Juu means “higher peace” in Swahili. Amani aims to sow seeds of peace in the hearts of women as they grow in community and in their faith together.

What does Amani Liberia do?
Amani is a non-profit organization that teaches Liberian women how to create, market and manage businesses through textiles and sewing. Women grow in value and self respect while living in harmony and working together. Amani Liberia opened its doors in October 2010. Across the continent, Amani has helped hundreds of women.

How does Amani Liberia better the lives of women?
Amani is committed to fair trade, providing a just pay and holistic development, which contrasts dramatically with the unjust conditions these women are confronted with outside of Amani. Amani implements holistic development by meeting the physical, spiritual, emotional and social needs of those who participate. As the women learn practical skills to improve their quality of life, they also experience God’s healing, moving them beyond their traumatic and difficult pasts.

How is Korto Momolu involved with Amani Liberia?
Amani asked international designer, stylist and native Liberian, Korto Momolu, to represent Liberian women because she is living proof of the potential women have to develop their talents and be immense sources of innovation and strength. Korto has partnered with Amani Liberia in the, “Peace through Fashion” and “Sankofa Fashion Show” and has created a 27-piece collection specifically for the women of Liberia.

How can I contact Amani Liberia?
Press contact: AmaniLiberiaPR@gmail.com.
Questions, comments and ideas: Amani.Liberia@gmail.com.
Be sure to follow us on Twitter @Amani Liberia or become a Facebook fan of “Amani Liberia”.

Where is Amani Liberia Located
Our Liberia office is located in Yekepa:

How can I support Amani Liberia?
Support Amani Liberia is by donating at: www.amaniliberia.com and clicking the “Donate” tab. If you would like to volunteer or find out more ways that you can support Amani Liberia, email: Amani.Liberia@gmail.com.

Can I buy clothing and items made by the women of Amani Liberia?
The African inspired, fashionable clothing, handbags, jewelry and household items created by the women of Amani are featured and available for purchase at www.AmaniAfrica.org/ashop.

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