Last year, while we were working in Nepal, we became good friends with a woman who started an organization called Beauty for Ashes. I went to their office many times to check out their jewelry and scarves, and to look into potential job opportunities to employ the girls from the home we worked. You see, BFA employs women coming out of sex-trafficking. They have an incredible discipleship program, where they mentor these women with love and care. This holiday season, Trade for Freedom, who is partnered with BFA, approached me with a neat gift idea for Christmas, and I wanted to share it with all of you….
beads onto the thread, you can’t see the darkness her hands have had to live
through. You can’t see that these beads have set her free, because the beads
mean income and the beads mean discipleship. The beads mean her life is set
working every day to set these hands and several other sets of hand free from
sex trafficking and to provide safety to those who are at-risk for becoming a
statistic. When you live in a country that ranks fifth in the world for
the population entrapped in sex trafficking per capita, someone needs to
with Beauty for Ashes Nepal to help be that hope. These beautiful hands are
crafting an exclusive jewelry line and working themselves into a future that
has light and life.
means 5 new women will be employed and become discipled next year.
weave into each design will be delivered to your home, or the home of someone you love, each month, reminding you that we can
change the world and that we can be part of the hope.
year more than 10,000 women and girls are trafficked from Nepal into the
international sex trade, to be prostituted in brothels, in India and increasingly
around the world.
handcrafted by the Beauty for Ashes family from Trade for Freedom.