The origin of Sewing for Hope

In 2009,Tumaini Fund USA (, a non-profit organization, was founded to assist in the support of the orphans of Kagera. Tumaini means “hope” in Swahili. The dressmaking began as a service project at Trinity-by-the-Cove Episcopal Church in Naples, FL. The ministry has been growing ever since.

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Volunteer Opportunities

  • Start sewing on your own at home
  • Find a Sewing for Hope chapter in your area
  • Form a Sewing for Hope Group in your area

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