Beauty, bracelets, and brainpower.
For every $10 spent on one BeadforLife product, according to the organization's Web site, $4.30 is reinvested into community development projects that focus on health care, life skills training, vocational training, and affordable housing. "Many churches featured BeadforLife this past holiday season as a way to give a gift that also helped someone in Uganda," co-founder Devin Hibbard told Sojourners. Beaders now make an average of $850 a year in a country where, according to the International Monetary Fund, the average per capita income is $300 per year.
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|Title Annotation:||UGANDA; BeadforLife|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||Apr 1, 2007|
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