This 99 Year Old Woman Sews One Dress A Day For Needy Kids In Africa… And She Won’t Stop After She Turns 100

Paula Thomas | October 2nd, 2014

Lillian Weber is 99 years old and for the past 2 years, she has been sewing a dress a day for poor children in Africa who she will never meet. She has sewn a whopping 840 dresses over the last 2 years and isn’t planning on quitting any time soon.

She is trying to sew about 150 more before May of next year so that she can reach 1,000 dresses before her 100th birthday.

Watch this touching video below to learn more about Lillian:

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