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Ekisa paper bead necklaces are handmade out of recycled newspaper, magazines, and posters in Uganda, Africa. The paper is rolled into a bead- each bead is unique, just like the woman who made it. All profits go to support Ugandan women, orphans, and fund educational and vocational studies in Africa. Give HOPE- one bead at a time... www.ekisapaperbeads.com
See how a Karimojong woman makes magazine bead necklaces to be sold by Amazima. What an intricate, detailed process! For purchasing information: please visit www.amazima.org. When you buy a piece of jewelry through amazima, you employ a hard-working Ugandan woman AND feed a starving child through Amazima's feeding program.
http://shopping.transformafrica.net Support Africa and the work of Transformation in Uganda. Your purchase of jewelry or home decor goes towards scholarships for children from poor families and towards training communities to come out of poverty. Dr. Joseph Okia is the CEO of Transform International a charitable organisation that works with communities to bring about true social development and Transformation. Your purchase goes directly towards supporting families in Africa.
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To part two of our Made in Kenya series, we're taking a look at some very special jewellery. Sourced from clay from the foothills of Mount Kenya, and carefully hand-painted, Kazuri beads are gaining traction around the world. CGTN's Maria Galang visited the factory where they're made, which is making a massive difference to the lives of hundreds of women
Uganda has established itself as one of East Africa's major food baskets, mainly because of its agricultural productivity. CGTN's Hillary Ayesiga visited an agricultural market that supplies cereals to Kenya, along the border between the two countries.
Uganda is set to become one of Africa's largest producers of ethanol after launching a $36 million plant. Kakira Sugar installed the distillation plant in November last year and it is now fully operational. CGTN's Hillary Ayesiga toured the factory in Eastern Uganda
African Jewelry Video showing African necklaces, beads. The jewelry maker is in the background communicating with one of his clients, while he have the opportunity to videotape samples of his works. He also makes earrings, bracelets, armbands and other jewelry pieces. http://www.cedarartworld.com/
Wawoto Kacel is a co-operative in northern Uganda where they make beautiful paper beads. Watch this video to learn how to make them yourself! This video is part of IRT Classroom, an online resource for teachers and students to learn more about IRT and the countries where we work as well as issues relating to refugees. Please go to http://www.irt.org.uk/irt-classroom/ to find out more! Music: 'Abiani' by Dobet Gnahore from the albumn 'African Women'
BeadforLife is a nonprofit organization that helps Ugandan women turn recycled paper into beautiful beaded jewelry. The main goal is to eradicate extreme poverty and create bridges of understanding between impoverished Africans and concerned world citizens. The beads thus become income, food, medicine, school fees -- and hope. It is a small miracle that enriches us all. Website: www.beadforlife.org Music: Lost Tribe Sound Solo by Ryan Keane available on SoundCloud
I collected clothes, purses, and old jewelry for the children of Uganda who are visiting. Here is a glimpse of them trying on clothes that are making them simply happy. What girl doesn't love clothes?
Many widows in Uganda learn small crafts and artisan work to generate small income for their families. Caroline Layolo, who leads the widows in Gulu that TCON works with, recently showed us the process of how widows make necklaces from paper beads. We created this video for an art teacher in Denver, who was teaching her students jewelry-making, and wanted to include a lesson on Uganda, a widows life, and how they make beaded necklaces.
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This is the VOA Special English Development Report, from http://voaspecialenglish.com | http://facebook.com/voalearningenglish Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, as the old saying goes. But some women are finding a lot to like about colorful beads from Uganda made of recycled paper. The beads are sold by a nonprofit organization in the United States called BeadforLife.BeadforLife began as a chance meeting between three American women on a trip to Uganda and a local jewelry maker. Millie Grace Akena was rolling paper beads near her home. She worked at a rock quarry. She made paper beads as a hobby. But there was no real market for them in her country. Torkin Wakefield says she, her daughter Devin Hibbard and Ginny Jordan brought some of the beads back to the United States. Ms. Wakefi...
At 6 years old, Micah Slentz began to build the foundation of his nonprofit organization, Play Well Africa, on his desire to make a difference among impoverished children in the world. By age 8, he’d collected hundreds of pounds of LEGOs for kids in Kabale, Uganda. Seeing these communities’ response, Micah was inspired to ramp up his efforts with friend Alicia Serratos, who makes LEGO jewelry, and travel to Uganda himself. Now they’ve brought LEGO toys to over 1,000 children at local hospitals, schools and orphanages. Never miss an episode. Sign up for our weekly email: http://60secdocs.com . . . . . . 60 Second Docs Life. One minute at a time. A diverse series of documentaries that provide a new look into the most unique character, expressions, and practices that make up the world. ...
http://www.firemountaingems.com/jewelry-making-instructions.asp See Ugandan women creating rolled paper beads and lifting their families from poverty in this video from BeadforLife. Find this, and hundreds of other jewelry-making how-to videos, at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads.
War refugees make paper beaded jewelry, which they sell to Matre Group, a charity composed of mothers and others supporting orphans and vulnerable children. Their efforts to improve global health and survival of children, is multi-purpose. Beads are given to donors who support our kids. This video includes interviews with BIDWA bead makers and women at PaperCraft who make glass beaded jewelry occur while the women are making the jewelry. They explain the process, costs, and demonstrate the results. You can learn more about this program at www.matregroup.org
To support the trip go to http://fundly.com/tonya-going-to-uganda-to-develop-business-for-women I am traveling to Masese Uganda with Help International in January. The purpose of my trip is to work with women there who have begun a jewelry making business. They currently make necklaces and earrings, sell them to missionaries, and then the missionaries sell them in America. I will be working with the women there to develop strategies to source goods to make their jewelry, teach them basic business tactics, and help them create processes to meet demand for the jewelry. Traveling to Uganda will allow me to understand their culture, work directly with the women, and begin research that truly impact lives by expanding their business. This is just the beginning of my research- over the cou...