10 Women + 42 Bullets + 14 Hours = Something Beautiful

Mike Su Curator:

Every article of clothing, every piece of jewelry has a story. Most of the time we go through our days and our lives without ever knowing the story. And that's probably just fine by the companies that sell them.

That's not the case here. You know how people always say when life gives you lemons, make lemonade? What about when life gives you bullets, HIV, and poverty? Well, these amazing women took that and made way more than lemonade! Take a look at the story behind the beauty that they've created.


Original video by Raven + Lily. Raven + Lily is an amazing company that helps employ marginalized women across the world at fair-trade wages to give them access to safe jobs, sustainable incomes, health care, education, and a real chance to break the cycle of poverty for them and their families. The best way to support them is to buy their beautiful, hand-crafted products. Check them out! Thumbnail image via JMR Photography, used under Creative Commons license.

May 06, 2014

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