Behind the scenes, our journey, our stories

Financial literacy and saving group for our knitting Moms

Financial literacy and saving group for our knitting Moms

Our knitting Moms and their families; Syrian refugees or local families, are often at the mercy of unexpected expenses at the end of the month or struggling with irregularity of revenues throughout the year. To help them face those situations we offer them free financial literacy training and the possibility to create saving groups.

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My work, full of challenges but also full of joys

My work, full of challenges but also full of joys

One of my biggest joy, when I come to work, is to be welcomed by the kiddos who accompany their Moms to work in our workshop. Since we moved to our new space we were unable to rebuild a proper kids area, so life with the little ones running around the whole workshop is not super easy.

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World Refugee day 2018

World Refugee day 2018

The refugee cause is very close to our hearts @bebemoss as many of the knitting Moms we employ to handcraft our toys are refugees from Syria, working hard to provide necessities for their families while they rebuild their lives in Turkey. Learn how @bebemoss we help even more  focusing on refugee children...

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Meet Fatima K

Meet Fatima K

Fatima is 48, Syrian and came to Turkey from Aleppo about 3 years ago. She is now one of our most talented knitters and the head of our Syrian knitting mother's group...

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Being a mumpreneur

Being a mumpreneur

I am a mumpreneur. I am a social entrepreneur who, like more and more parents nowadays set up a home-based business to be able to take care of my little ones. I am that the stay-at-home mother who keeps one eye on the children and another on a fledgeling business. This comes of course with tones of upsides like being your own boss and spending more time at home but also a few downsides and challenges no one warned me about.

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Buying yarn

Buying yarn

Today was "yarn day"! We buy, twist and crochet about 70 kg/155 pounds of yarn every month. We use organic cotton yarn from a local producer.

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