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Fabric of Dreams - Ecuador

Just outside the city of Quito, Ecuador, is Carmen Bajo, a small, low-to-no-income area. An education centre serves the community and here Leah Darling (Faith2Share member SAMS) has found her vocation teaching sewing to local women.

‘Those I taught shared their dreams and passion to start their own business one day,’ said Leah. ‘My students had little to no sewing skills when we began, but by the end of the seventh week, each one walked away with a bag that they had made themselves. They took pride and joy in their handiwork … The women in Carmen Bajo not only learned a new skill, they learned that if they start small and are diligent in crafting that skill, God will grow it into something more. They were hopeful in knowing that starting their own business one days is possible.’

This is one wonderful example of the many ways Faith2Share members' personnel are showing God's love in practical ways to help people find hope and purpose.

Read the original article by SAMS USA here.