Fashioning a Cause: How 31 Bits Helps Impoverished Women in Uganda

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Think women can make a change? Think your right! Women bound by beads making a stand for impoverishment. Just when you thought you couldn’t help women in another country achieve their dreams here is your chance.

31 Bits (www.31bits.com) a socially minded business in Southern California started by 5 college students, that uses fashion and design to empower women to rise above poverty.  Working with women in Northern Uganda who are making jewelry out of recycled paper.  By selling the jewelry here, 31 Bits not only provides a sustainable monthly income for the women, but also education and development programs that prepare the women for future careers. You can read more about their programming here,http://issuu.com/31bits/docs/31bits_thestory and this short video that shows what they do in Northern Uganda: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SidRssbBRms


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