Social Enterprise with an Extra: Home Based Employment for Refugee Women

BG from Bhutan Worn for Peace

BG, resettled in Ft. Worth from Bhutan in 2010. Photo from Worn for Peace Website.

In Ft. Worth, TX, Catholic Charities has started a home-based knitting business that helps refugee women use their skills to generate income while working from home to better fit the needs of their families.

This is a great solution to a common struggle for refugee employment around how best to help women contribute to family self-sufficiency and accommodate their family roles.

Read more in an article from a CBS news story or on the Worn for Peace website, where you can also shop their new Spring catalogue.



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