Ray of Light

South Africa

For decades, Africans fleeing political turmoil in their homelands have journeyed south in search of freedom, safety, and stability. Mothers and their children often make these long and arduous treks alone. At the end of each journey lies a daunting new beginning, as these displaced families face the formidable challenge of rebuilding their lives. Reaching into these refugee communities, Ray of Light is determined to offer hope and opportunity. Under its protective guidance, once-disadvantaged women now craft well-designed, high quality jewelry inspired by the colors and rhythms of their continent. As they create these beautiful pieces, they earn a living for themselves and their children, supporting themselves with dignity. Taking a personal interest in their welfare, Ray of Light offers assistance to workers with housing and medical needs, enabling families to flourish and put their suffering behind them. When you wear the work of their hands, you walk alongside these women on their journeys toward true refuge and promising futures.


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