About Us - Bennison

About Us

Founder Sarah Bennison Machiels is a mother, professor, and activist. Sarah's work started at the Village Health Works Clinic in Burundi, East Africa, when doctors asked for footed pajamas to aid in temperature regulation for sick newborn babies. In places like Burundi without access to incubators and high rates of malnutrition, premature birth, and other health issues, infant mortality due to complications related to temperature regulation is not uncommon. What began as a movement of pajama collecting and donating that now spans donation sites all over the world. Her company, BENNISON™, sells high quality children's wear, hand made in Lima, Peru, of the finest 100% Pima cotton. With each sale, customer give to children in need through donations of pajamas and through funds toward specific projects in maternal and children's health. To see this issue through Sarah's eyes, go to www.bennisonblog.com