Project Lydia

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Project Lydia is an economic development project that lifts women out of the worst of poverty, restores purpose, hope, and dignity. All our paper beaded necklaces, bracelets and jewelry are made out of recycled material.

Project Lydia News

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  • We’re making soap with the help from some friends!

    Benjamin Aaron and Amanda Griffin from Lovin’ Soap Project visited us in Uganda this past July, spending four full days teaching seven new Project Lydia women how to make soap. What a thrill it was to find Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Avocado Oil, Sunflower Oil, Palm Kernel Oil, Castor Oil and Moringa Oil all organically grown right in Uganda! The […]

  • Highlights from 2013….Looking forward to 2014

    Project Lydia has seen much growth and community impact this past year in the remote areas where we are based. There are now 60 women who are earning sustainable incomes, and more than 200 of their children are attending school. Four of the women have built new houses this year, and many more have improved […]

  • Women are building houses and educating their children!

    Such a wonderful day for Shameme! She took us on a tour of her almost finished, four room, new house that she is building from what she has earned making handbags for Project Lydia. Her sewing room alone is now as big as her old house was. She provides for six children; four of them […]