Wednesday, July 4, 2012
From The Current Issue Of MIMI: Ubah Hassan Is A Force Of Nature
(( Written By: Nani Hapa )) Proving that Africa remains close to her heart, Somalia-born, Canada-raised, fashion model and activist, Ubah Hassan co-founded Maji Umbrellas, a company whose mission it is, is to support efforts to provide clean water to people throughout the Horn of Africa that are affected by the ongoing drought in the region through the sale of umbrellas and other water themed accessories. “Maji” means “water” in Swahili. Ubah explains, “We are hoping that when people carry it, they can say, ‘We are making a difference,’ and that people are humble enough to know that while they might hate the rain, there are people who are praying for it.” Read the rest of this article—Ubah Hassan: Force of Nature—in the current issue of MIMI.