May 172011
Dec 2011 The Union

Here’s an article about how small retailers in California are helping LWCO by selling products in their stores–and all the while they benefit by increasing foot traffic and starting great conversations with their customers. That’s a pretty good result for just donating some counter space. “People react with emotion to both the loveliness of the […]

May 172011
Jan 2011 New University

Here’s an article recounting the meeting of Greg Zaller and Aneel Mushtaq, a wonderful and generous volunteer in Pakistan. Many people involved with LWCO don’t know this story: After the formation of Little World Community Organization, or LWCO, these schools were built in needy Pakistani villages in order to educate and empower women. The villages […]

May 062011
Apr 2011 Quilting Champs

Women in Pakistan and in the United State collaborate have made a lovely quilt together that took first place in a regional quilt show.  This brings great joy and pride to peoples around the world. A unique collaboration between two groups of women on opposite sides of the world has created an exquisite quilted wall […]

Apr 282011
Dec 2009 The Union

Here’s an early article about the very beginnings of the retail store program talking about what local artists and retailers were doing in California’s “Gold Country.” Pakistani women are embroidering patches for notecards and other goods — for sale in western Nevada County — to raise money to build new schools and pay their teachers. […]