Jado Jeans is a fashion brand, established in 2018. We are committed to donating 20% of our profits to fight childhood hunger and homelessnes in America and beyond.
Why is Jado Jeans committing to help children? The answer can be found in the founder’s life story!
My name is Jean de Dieu Musabyimana and I am the founder of Jado Jeans. I emigrated to the United States from Rwanda in 2014. I was born into poverty, and at 3 months old, lost my father and my twin brothers on the very same day. My older brother and I were raised by my single mother, who did not have a public education, and knew what it was like to be poor and hungry. She did her best to provide for us, but HUNGER was always around!
In April 1994, during the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi, about 1million people, including my own family, were murdered. I was 12 years old and orphaned. My childhood years were very difficult, knowing well what hunger felt like and being without both of my parents. That is why I am so passionate about improving the lives of children who also know hunger.
When I got to America, I followed my passion for helping people and have been working as a nursing assistant in health care. I also find purpose as a volunteer in non-profit organizations that combat homelessnes (Preble Street Resources Center, Portland Maine and House of Charity, Minneapolis,Minnesota). I have been touched by the difficult lives of the good people I’ve worked with and volunteered for, and paired with my own experience as a orphan, I am well equipped to use my fashion business to help others.
Jado Jeans don’t just make you look awesome, they also make you feel awesome because you know you are changing someone’s life! With Jado Jeans, you are not just a customer, you are a partner in a good cause!”