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Review for Fount of Mercy, New York, NY, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I had a unique window into the Sewing Hope wing of the Font of Mercy organization. I watched 24 hours of random footage detailing the women involved in a tailoring program which was set up to train AIDS widows in sewing so that they'd have income and can keep their families together. I was impressed by how Fount of Mercy finds ways to fund and provide supplies and technical assistance to already existing organizations which are run by Ugandan nationals. That way, these orgs are on their way to self-sufficiency. I was really impressed with all I saw in this footage, and how the women are drawn into the process of deciding what they need.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Volunteer & I edited 24 hours worth of footage of Sewing Hope, one of Fount of Mercy's projects.