Pearls Of Hope
Deep beneath the waters of the sea lies an inspiring story of hope in the face of crisis. There, as tiny invaders lodge themselves within oyster shells, oysters cover the attack in layers of beauty, creating precious pearls. As women gather to make beautiful jewelry from these very pearls, their own stories of crises are transformed into tales of beauty and value. Pearls of Hope is a preventative program that “rescues” women before they become victims of human trafficking—the abandoned, raped or abused, widows, orphans, etc. Working in their own homes or small shops, these women often employ other at-risk women, inviting them into a safe place where the attacks of the past can become gems of astonishing beauty. Your purchase reaches across the ocean to create circles of protection around women at risk, empowering them to live in safety and work with dignity.