The Spark

Tag Archive: Empowering Women

Ignite Transformation by Giving

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Today, as we celebrate #GivingTuesday, millions of people will collaborate through love, intention and generosity to make a difference in the world. As the charitable season officially kicks off with this global day of giving, we reflect upon all of…
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Start Small. Start Now.

Scovia started a successful business with eight dollars and the head of a cow. We can all find reasons to not follow our dreams. I’m too busy. I don’t have the money to do what I want to do. I’ll…
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Why Women and Entrepreneurship? Part 2

“It is easy to romanticize poverty, to see poor people as inherently lacking agency and will. It is easy to strip them of human dignity, to reduce them to objects of pity.”  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi There are a lot of…
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Why is BeadforLife Rising?

BeadforLife is rising, alongside V-Day and its supporters, to end poverty and violence worldwide. Our work in Uganda is centered on empowering women to own their futures. Daily, we see our members rising out of poverty through hard work, dedication and support from those around them.

Zonta International

Zonta International

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the August meeting of the Zonta Club of Denver, where I provided information about BeadforLife programs, told stories from our members and sold our beautiful beads and yummy shea products. Zonta International…
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Pass it on!

Written by: Korri Roach and Community Partner Volunteer Boots Tolsdorf   As a BeadforLife Community Partner Volunteer for the past few years, Boots (Meredith) Tolsdorf has passionately shared our story and the paper bead jewelry with her communities in Florida,…
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A Wholesale Partner’s Perle Party

Trajectoires Equitable, which literally means fair paths, has been a BeadforLife wholesale partner in France since 2011, reselling our recycled paper bead jewelry in their non-profit Fair Trade shop based in Clermont l’Héraultin southern France. Run by a team of…
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