Welcome to MGS

Merry-go-strong (MGS) is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the communities in Kenya, by supporting women and children to expand their craft, mind, and resources.


Our mission is to nurture sustainable grassroots development with our community partners by collaboratively innovating solutions to locally defined challenges of social and economic well-being.

Where to buy

MGS is proud to be selling beautiful, handcrafted baskets which are purchased directly from the maker. All proceeds go directly to new initiatives in Tharaka Nithi Kenya.



702 E Johnson St (@ Blount St) in Madison, Wisconsin


122 N. Lexington St.

in Spring Green, Wisconsin

Please reach out for a private showing or current sales! lesley.merrygostrong@gmail.com

Merry-Go-Strong's Online Etsy Marketplace

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Upcoming Events

March 27th : Yahara Bay Spring Pop-Up Market

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3562 Tally Ho Lane
Madison WI 53705
c/o Lesley Sager