WHAT WE'RE DOING
Trades of Hope partners with a group of women who are among the displaced due to the civil war. Some of these women have come from the indigenous tribe Embera Chami and have endured a difficult life . Many had to flee to safety after their lives were threatened. Arriving with with no job skills, they were in a desperate situation for themselves and their families. But now, these women have been given jobs to create products and learn incredible business skills. These women recently started taking a financial class and began a savings program! Because of their income they now have electricity for the first time in their lives. These artisans are given a new sense of worth, dignity and hope through sustainable business!