An elegant and stunning necklace featuring seven beautiful turquoise stones with wooden accent beads on dark brown cotton cord. Handmade in Nepal by human trafficking survivors working with Made By Survivors, an international nonprofit organization which employs and educates survivors of slavery and other human rights abuses. 100% of profits go towards rescue and after-care.
Adjusts from 16 inches to 28 inches. Turquoise stones are about 7/8" in diameter and 1/2" high.
Made by Survivors is an international nonprofit organization which employs and educates survivors of slavery and other human rights abuses, including women and children living in extreme poverty.
Its programs create jobs in highly respected professions. They create jobs with high wages that develop business and leadership skills.
100% of profits go to support rescue,aftercare, education and employment.
Since 2005 Made By Survivors has:
~Trained and employed 350 survivor artisans
~ Sent 250 children to school with our Education Fund
~Trained 70 survivors as artisan goldsmiths - breaking gender barriers
~Invested $165,000 in building new shelters
~Invested $65,000 supporting our partners rescue programs
~Invested $22,000 in aftercare programs for rescued survivors
"Made By Survivors changed my life," says Sonia. "I used to be afraid to dream, because I had so many losses and disappointments in my life. Now I am beginning to dream again. I want to become a master jeweler and beyond that, I want to train other poor women so they can have the same opportunities as me"