Rafiqan’s Story of Hope in India

Rafiqan’s Story of Hope in India

Empowered Through Skills Training I’ve been working as an Artisan for fourteen years. I’m married, and we live with my in-laws on the outskirts of Jaipur. My mother-in-law is a housewife, and my father-in-law is too old to work now, so, all our family’s income must be...
Babli’s Story of Hope in India

Babli’s Story of Hope in India

Read Time: 1 min. New Opportunities Through Ancient Traditions Every Trades of Hope product begins with a name, face, and story. Our handcrafted Rita Scarf begins in a quaint village workshop on the outskirts of Jaipur, India. In this workshop, Babli works alongside...
Ismaella’s Story of Hope in Haiti

Ismaella’s Story of Hope in Haiti

The Need to Be Strong “We have several teams who work in the workshop and I belong to the jewelry team. Every team has their own name, and mine is Fanm Djanm, which means ‘strong women’. In Haiti, life is difficult. In an unorganized society, women have to become...
Mwanamtama’s Story of Hope

Mwanamtama’s Story of Hope

Read Time: 1 min. Discouraged by Disabilities “I come from a very humble background. When community workers found me in my rural home, they advised my parents to allow them to take me to a rehabilitation center for corrective surgery in both my legs. But the surgeon...
Seema’s Story of Hope

Seema’s Story of Hope

Read Time: 1 min. “I grew up in a very poor family in a small village in Northern India. I lost my mother when I was very young. I don’t even remember her. My two sisters and I grew up living with our grandparents. My father worked small jobs and took care of us, but...