Business | A new Washington boutique is bringing hope to Africa and to the capital
by Zoe Sandvig
Posted 9/25/09, 04:11 am
WASHINGTON-Five blocks from the National Zoo, a banner outside a brick storefront on Mt. Pleasant Street announces the grand opening of Amani Ya Juu's first U.S. boutique. Amani, an organization started in 1996 to offer hope and trade skills to struggling women in East Africa, since its summer opening has added an artsy, fair-trade feel to the tony establishments in northwest Washington.