A kind 99-year-old grandma sews clothes every day for needy children in Africa

What if humanism were the guiding principle of the world? At 99 years old, an elderly lady makes lovely, multicolored dresses for children in need, showing kindness and charity. Read her story.

A kind 99-year-old grandma sews clothes every day for needy children in Africa

Lillian Weber, a kind 99-year-old woman living in Iowa, America, has chosen to dedicate herself to making clothes for children in Africa, a cause close to her heart. It’s her way of keeping busy while doing something beautiful, as reported by the English newspaper Daily Mail on August 27, 2014.

A hobby, a passion, a gift to the world…

A kind 99-year-old grandma sews clothes every day for needy children in Africa

Making one dress a day is Lillian’s life rhythm. This fulfilling activity for her goes beyond mere sewing; it’s her way of spreading love in the world, giving light to children on the other side of the planet, and imagining their innocent smiles.

Every day, with dedication and love shining in her eyes, she sits at her sewing machine, finding immense joy in this noble project.

A kind 99-year-old grandma sews clothes every day for needy children in Africa

 

Each morning, she starts work on a new dress, takes a break at noon, and returns in the afternoon to add a personal touch, a touch of tenderness.

Every detail matters to the grandmother, as she wants each dress to be unique, reflecting her love for the child and her wishes. Her daughter Linda says, “My mother always puts a piece of herself into each creation, giving it a unique touch that makes it special.

A kind 99-year-old grandma sews clothes every day for needy children in Africa

It’s her way of showing her love for children worldwide.”

Mrs. Lillian donates her clothes to a non-profit Christian NGO that distributes clothing to needy girls in Africa and elsewhere, “Little Dresses for Africa.”

A kind 99-year-old grandma sews clothes every day for needy children in Africa

“These impeccably sewn dresses are an endless source of inspiration for me,” says Rachel O’Neill, the NGO’s founder and head. “Moreover, the girls adore these masterpieces made by the skilled hands of our dear Lillian; she is our idol,” she adds.

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