Ember Partners

  • Ember Partner, Stella
    Stella and her husband are planning a great future for their children. Stella dreams of building a home in the village she fled during the war, starting her own business, and seeing her children graduate from university.
  • Ember Partner, Rose
    Rose is quiet, fun, and focused. She dreams of seeing her children graduate from college, building a house in her home village, and starting a business in the capital.
  • Ember Partner, Nighty
    Nighty is changing her family's future with hard work and good planning. She dreams of supporting her children through college, building a house for her family in their home village, and starting her own farm.
  • Ember Partner, Margaret
    Margaret is one of the hardest workers we've met. She dreams of building a house for her family, seeing her kids graduate from college, and starting her own business.
  • Ember Partner, Yolanda
    Yolanda was one of our earliest partners, and we've been on the winning end of that deal ever since. She dreams of starting her own business, building a home in her village, and providing her children with a good education.
  • Ember Partner, Scovia
    Scovia has been with us since the beginning, and boy can she smile! She dreams of building a home for her family, buying oxen for farming, and seeing her kids graduate from university.
  • Ember Partner, Doreen
    Doreen is an independent woman and a talented artisan. She dreams of building her own home, buying livestock, and starting her own business.
  • Ember Partner, Christine
    Christine manages our jewelry production, and is a force to be reckoned with in every part of her life. She dreams of supporting her children through university, owning her own car, and building a house in her home village, a feat she's almost accomplished already.
  • Ember Partner, Gladies
    Gladies is nicknamed 'Special Teams,' because if it needs getting done, she can do it. She dreams of sending her children to university, building her own home, and, of all things, starting a bus business.
  • Ember Partner, Alice
    Alice is quiet at work, but it's clear she has a fire burning inside. She dreams of building a house in her home village, seeing her children through university, and buying oxen that can help her earn some extra money.
  • Ember Partner, Anna
    Anna, unlike most of our partners, speaks no English, but never hesitates to give us a piece of her mind, always followed by a big burst of laughter. She dreams of sending her kids to university, building her family a home, and getting a car for her children.
  • Ember Partner, Agnes
    Agnes is a natural when it comes to crafting and style. She dreams of building a house in her home village, sending her children to university, and finishing her own education, too.
  • Ember Partner, Grace
    Grace is the quiet, dependable type, a solid piece of our partnership's foundation. She dreams of building her own home, sending her children to university, and starting her own business.
  • Ember Partner, Josephine
    Josephine is bright, talented and independent, with a bit of a rebellious streak. She's a fun partner to have. She dreams of buying oxen for farming, sending her children to university, and building a home for her family.
  • Ember Partner, Camila
    Camila is a strong, committed member of our partner group. She's a good example to the younger women. Camila dreams of building a house in her home village in the north, educating her children through college, and buying oxen she can use for farming and rent out to other farmers.
  • Ember Partner, Lucy
    Lucy is one of our younger members, being in her early 20s, but she doesn't lack for spunk. She dreams of building her family a home, buying oxen for plowing, and educating not only her own children, but her nieces and nephews, too.
  • Ember Partner, Alice
    Alice is a fireball. She's talented and opinionated and a joy to have as a partner. She dreams of building her own home, starting her own business, and seeing her children through university.
  • Ember Partner, Jackie
    Jackie is one of our younger partners, but in her early 20s has already put herself through hair styling school and started her own little salon. She dreams of making her salon a success, financing her relatives' education and her own continuing education, and one day building her own home.
  • Ember Partner, Christine
    Christine is quiet and dependable, but still loves to laugh when the fun starts. She dreams of building a home for her family, sending her kids to university, and investing in assets like land and livestock.
  • Ember Partner, Grace
    Grace is great to have around. She is fun, talented, hardworking, and dependable, and a great mother to her little ones. She dreams of building her family a home, sending her kids to university, and investing in oxen to make extra money.
  • Ember Partner, Hellen
    Hellen is quiet and very conscientious. She's a complete pleasure to have as a partner. Hellen dreams of building her own home, starting her own business, and seeing her children graduate from university.
  • Ember Partner, Paska
    Paska was one of our earliest partners. A couple years ago when she had a baby girl she named her after our jewelry designer Emily. Paska dreams of seeing her children through university, building a family home in her village, and buying oxen for farming.
  • Ember Partner, Alice
    Alice has an eye for detail, and uses it as part of our quality control team. She dreams of sending her children to university, building a house in the village she fled during the war, and buying oxen to rent out to farmers.
  • Ember Partner, Esther
    Esther is not only the vice chairperson of our partner group, she's also the comic relief. She is joy embodied. Esther dreams of building a house in her home district (she's already laid the foundation), buying a car, and sending all her children to university, where her oldest son is already studying.

These women handmake every piece of our jewelry out of recycled paper, and we support them as they pursue their dreams for a better future.