PUBLISHED in “Daily Inter Lake”
by Candance Chase
July 15, 2012
Jeana Roose King, the outstanding girl graduate of Lincoln County High School in 1981, dreamed of a big city career when she completed college degrees in fashion merchandising and business.
Never did she imagine her life devoted to transforming education and people’s lives in Kenya.
During a visit with her mother, Lincoln County Commissioner Marianne Roose, King came to the Inter Lake to discuss her work. She brought with her beaded sandals, coffee and colorful large bags with unique designs called “Kiondos of Hope.”
All made in Kenya, the bags and other products help support the people, schools and a college in Kenya. King said she and her business partner Debra Akre have brought thousands bags in the last five or six years.
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