priya - Sewing/cutting/ironing   Kogila - Sewing   Rosey - Cutting/Dyeing   Meena - Workshop Manager

                                                                                            priya - Sewing/cutting/ironing   Kogila - Sewing   Rosey - Cutting/Dyeing   Meena - Workshop Manager

I haven’t worked for 4 years (since getting married & having my daughter) joining AMMA is a new experience and a good challenge for me. - Chandraleka, 29
I used to have to go to work at 7.30am now working for AMMA i can leave at 9.00am and earn a better wage. I know that my child is in a safe place and close by. My family now has a more secure future and my husband is more relaxed. - Landt, 25
My friends didn’t believe that i work for AMMA and that i can sew now, because before AMMA i haven’t had a job. Now they know, they are encouraging me to learn lots of things and buy a sewing machine. - Priyadarshani, 23
 
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Josie studied BA Textile Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London and started working on the concept of AMMA not long after graduating. Now with her husband they live amongst the tea and the mist in Sri Lanka's highest town 'Nuwara Eliya' and manage all aspects of the enterprise.  

AMMA embodies many of the things Josie wants to see changed in the world and she felt the best way to do this was by demonstrating an alternative. AMMA will always be 'in progress', natural dyes have taught us not to strive for factory perfection but to embrace the fluctuations that nature brings.