Kenyan Refugee Agnes is pictured wearing a colourful dress and head scarf, and holding a piece of colourful fabric. She is in a room where others are sewing at sewing machines.

Where I am today

What Agnes Abab suffered in South Sudan is more than any person should survive. A refugee for 20 years, life started again when Agnes was welcomed into a Tailoring Group at Kakuma Refugee camp in Kenya, supported by the Lutheran family in Australia. Here you see how love comes to life for refugees like Agnes …

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About the Author

Jonathan Krause

Jonathan is the Community Action Manager for Australian Lutheran World Service (ALWS). If you’d like ALWS to visit your Fellowship or Church, and share stories with you, and show the Sewing Group video, just ask! Call 1300 763 407 (local call rates apply from with Australia) or email