Our Mission

No.41 exists to empower women to create change; in their own lives, in their community, and in the world.

With every purchase you are providing sustainable employment to a young woman in Rwanda; as well as hot, healthy lunches to a secondary student in her community.



In the beginning, No.41 was about the numbers—the overwhelming numbers of unemployed women (and men), fighting tooth and nail to support their families, representing overwhelming need for partnership and initially our focus was on change: for one. Today, we are still about change for one, and one more, and one more, and one more….