EARTH AFRICA supports over 1000 impoverished women from rural villages across South Africa.... the below YouTube video features these Zulu beading families working from their rural homes.

Zulu Beadwork YouTube video

African Beadwork empowers these women who, without any formal education, have little chance of gaining meaningful employment. Working directly from their villages allows these rural beaders to produce their beadwork while still attending to their children, livestock, and subsistence crops.

Unfortunately, these skilled beaders are unable to gain access to the mainstream market to sell their beautiful beadwork. Through their collaboration with Earth Africa, their products are now sold not only in South Africa but around the globe.

Proceeds from the sale of their Zulu Beadwork are paid directly to these women, acting as their sole source of income. This enables them to support themselves and their families while sharing an authentic part of Africa’s culture with the world.

Thank you - Siyabonga. 

 

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