When Mary Deng and Mary Top first started their business, Mat Tetni, they were thinking about how hard it is for refugee women to find jobs in Australia. They aim to empower all women by reminding them that everyone has gifts and talents and everything starts from just one idea! Mary and Mary hope to expand their business and employ many more women to share their dream.
Mary and Mary wish to share their Sudanese culture with all Australians and they are proud to use African designs on their up-cycled denim aprons. It is important for them to know that their children will have an understanding of their culture and history, and they also dream to build their business to support children in need in South Sudan.
Mary and Mary would like to express gratitude to everyone for welcoming, encouraging, and supporting them on their journey.
This is the beginning. There is so much more to come on this journey with Mat Tetni.
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This article was originally published by The Newcastle Herald on Tuesday 20th July, 2021. _________________________________________________________
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