Obama may have won his second term and Mitt Romney has retreated to his Wolfboro, NH lakeside home, but the campaign continues in Kenya.
Well, not exactly, but the Romney-Ryan campaign shirts that are no longer needed are being distributed to people in one Kenyan community.
The Orbit Village Project was founded by Tennessee philanthropist Cyndy Waters. She happens to have a nephew who worked for the Romney-Ryan campaign. The program that provides education services to young children came up with a solution: give away the tshirts to the kids and members in the community.
“The gift of several hundred T-shirts and hats from the Romney campaign was a real blessing to us,” explains Waters to BuzzFeed.
The practice of giving away clothing has previously come under criticism.
The Seattle-based organization World Vision caught the attention of bloggers in 2011 when they touted the donation of 100,000 articles of clothing from the NFL printed with the loser of the Super Bowl. Somewhere in Nicaragua there are shirts that say the Patriots won the 2008 Super Bowl and completed their undefeated season. Continue reading