Inspired by a trip to Uganda in 2007, Kallie Dovel came back home to the USA determined to create an opportunity for the many women she met and became friends with during her travels. The concept is simple: 31 Bits works with women in Northern Uganda, purchasing jewelry from the artisans on a monthly basis and creating a working relationship that empowers the women to rise above poverty.
Each piece of jewelry is handmade and created from 100% recycled materials. Not only does 31 Bits provide these 108 Ugandan women with a consistent source of income, but it also provides developmental opportunities, English lessons, community groups, and health education. We’re completely inspired by the young women behind 31 Bits, and encourage you to check out their beautiful website as well as the handcrafted works made by these incredible women! You can also stay in touch with 31 Bits
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