Profiles

A COMMUNITY WITH COUNTLESS STORIES AND INFINITE HOPE

Meet the Great Women who create this Beautiful Jewellery

  • Naomi Zeini (19 yrs)

    Naomi would like to continue developing her skills as a beader for she uses the money she earns to care for her son John. Through Beads of Hope she hopes to save up enough money to buy a sewing machine learn how to sew and become a seamstress.

  • Married · 1 Child

    At the age of 31 Elizabeth is married and is a mother of two beautiful children. Due to a lack of training she is currently unemployed. However through Beads of Hope she hopes to receive further training so that one day she can have a profession of he own which will guarantee her and her family a reliable income.

  • Elizabeth Wolasi (31 yrs)

    Pauline joined Beads of Hope so she could make enough money to start her own business of selling groundnuts and maize. She hopes to one day be making enough money to be able to provide for herself and her entire family.

  • Married · 2 Children

    Through Beads of Hope Yawebu hopes to earn enough money to be able to give all three of her children a proper education and a better life.

  • Pauline Wosali (41 yrs)

    Through Beads of Hope she aspires to become a professional beader. She plans on saving her earnings so she can one day start her own provision business. The profits made from her own business will be used to help raise her daughter Naomi.

  • Married · 4 Children

    Paulina wishes to take better care of her child. Through Beads of Hope she hopes to receive a reliable source of income in order to see her child through school.

  • Yawebu Kayaga (38 yrs)

    Safura plans to raise enough money from Beads of Hope so she can start her own part time provision business. With her earnings she hopes to take good care of her children and give all three a proper education.

  • Married · 3 Children

    Rebecca was denied the opportunity to attend secondary school for her parents could not afford her school fees. Now married and with one child she works every day to give her son Fresca a better life. Through Beads of Hope she intends to earn enough money to learn how to sew for she hopes to one day become a professional seamstress.

  • Zelina Seini (19 yrs)

    Grace plans on becoming fully trained in the bead making process so that she is able to train other women in the organization thus spreading more empowerment throughout her community.

  • Married · 1 Child Naomi

    Amina hopes to become a part time seamstress for she enjoys making dresses. Therefore she is saving her money earned from Beads of Hope to learn how to sew and to purchase her very own sewing machine.

  • Paulina Aduabu (20 yrs)

    Through Beads of Hope Tawe hopes to save up enough money to purchase a sewing machine and learn how to sew.

  • Married · 1 Child

    Elizabeth intends to become fully trained in the bead making process for she would like to become a professional beader. It is her hope that Beads of Hope continues to grow diversify and positively impact the lives of more and more women living in rural villages.

  • Safura Burawura (28 yrs)

    Tedam is divorced and is single handily taking care of her three children. She sees Beads of Hope as her opportunity to make a living and earn a sustainable income that will help her to provide for her family.

  • Married · 3 Children

    Through Beads of Hope Fatima would like to earn enough money to start her own shop selling household necessities. She plans on running the shop part time so she can continue to bead as well. She hopes to be able to give all seven of her children a good life and help anyone else in the community who may need it.

  • Rebecca Banugabu (20 yrs)

    Fadilatu joined Beads of Hope with the intention of receiving training so as to enable her to learn a trade of her own. She believes the opportunities offered in her community are few and far between. Beads of Hope makes it possible for her to have some hope for the future.

  • Married · 1 Child

    Jennifer’s children are of the most concern to her. She hopes to earn enough money from Beads of Hope to put her three children through school giving them more opportunities for a better life.

  • Grace Koudarba (21 yrs)

    Zekina intends to be trained as a beader whilst making money through Beads of Hope. She plans on helping the organization grow to a level where they can produce Shea butter products for that is what she has been previously trained to do. She hopes that one day Beads of Hope will produce and market Shea butter so that she can work and help with its production. In addition she wants to continue making money to help expand her current business producing and selling groundnut paste.

  • Married · 2 Children

    Through Beads of Hope Safia hopes to earn enough money to start her own fruit selling business.

  • Amina Musa (30 yrs)

    She wants to make enough money to take care of her children through Beads of Hope.

  • Married · 3 Children

    Rabiatu intends to see and help Beads of Hope grow bigger and stronger so that one day she will be earning enough money to start her own business.

  • Tawe Zenkem (20 yrs)

    Bukari would like to see Beads of Hope continue to grow so that it will not only produce beads but will incorporate several other initiatives as well such as Shea butter production and soap making. She would like to learn how to make soap so she can start her own business selling her products. Bukari hopes to be able to give her daughter an education and to see her through school an opportunity she never had growing up.

  • Married · 1 Child

    Kawe wishes to receive sewing training and work part time as a seamstress. With the money she earns from Beads of Hope she intends on buying fertilizers for her farms so that she can better her crops and therefore improving the family business and better feeding her children.

  • Elizabeth Tayebu (37yrs)

    Jennifer would like to use the money she earns from Beads of Hope to learn how to sew for she hopes to become a seamstress.

  • Married · 5 Children

    Zamblim is currently unemployed and so the family’s income is fully dependent on the work of her children. Through Beads of Hope she intends to be able to support herself regardless of her age. She hopes to become well trained in bead making so as to one day she may become a professional.

  • Tedam Martini (26 yrs)

    Rosa intends to save up her money earned from Beads of Hope so she is able to invest in her own vegetable farm business.

  • Divorced · 3 Children

    Lucy shares how her life in Dakola is tough and one can only make a living during the raining season a time where you go to the farm and work on a “day to day” basis. Beads of Hope has been of much help to her because it gives her an alternative source of income which she uses to buy necessary household items. It is her hope to save enough money to buy a donkey cart with which she will use to haul goods around her local community.

  • Fatima Braimah (85 yrs)

    Tipora spent her early life selling firewood and charcoal; however since wood supplies have run out she is no longer able to continue. With the money she earns from Beads of Hope she hopes to take care of her family.

  • Widowed · 7 Children

    Through Beads of Hope Monica would like to gather enough money to start her own part time business selling household necessities. She hopes to have a reliable source of income so as to take better care of her child sending her to school providing good care for the rest of her family.

  • Fedilatu Idogo (22 yrs)

    Adisa plans to help Beads of Hope continue to grow as an organization. With the money she earns she would like to learn Botik and dyes so she can start fabricating clothing. She hopes to make enough money to always be able to take care of herself and her family.

  • Married · 1 Child

    Anutua would like to be trained as a seamstress. She is saving what she makes from Beads of Hope to one day be able to purchase her own sewing machine to learn how to sew.

  • Jennifer Akunu (23 yrs)

    Before getting involved with Beads of Hope Zakaline was put through serious child labor selling charcoal for many hours of the day and was being given away for marriage. Now she is learning how to bead instead. Zakaline has dreamed of receiving an education and because of Beads of Hope her dream is finally coming true. Zakaline will be attending school for the first time next term.

  • Married · 3 Children

    Lardi intends to work with Beads of Hope to earn enough money to further her tertiary level education. She is currently a SSS graduate who has no options to continue schooling due to financial problems. She hopes to have a bright future working with the government so that she will earn enough money to care for her children if God will bless her and engage her in marriage.

  • Zekina Azupia (28 yrs)

    Through Beads of Hope Esther would like to raise enough money to purchase her own sewing machine and learn how to sew. She would like to start a business making and selling clothing so that she can care for herself and her future children.

  • Married · 2 Children

    Through Beads of Hope Kababu hopes to earn a reliable income so she can take better care of her family.

  • Safia Kasim (19 yrs)

    Shetu would like to earn money through Beads of Hope so that she can purchase a pushing truck and start her own provision selling business. She hopes to use the extra money to take better care of her daughter.

  • Married · Pregnant

    Through Beads of Hope she wants to save up enough money to expand her business selling food. She hopes that this will ensure a reliable income for her future. Pwalua would like to see her children though school and contribute to the upkeep of her home.

  • Zakalim Burawora (35 yrs)

    Kanaa is unable to walk long distances and is blind in one eye. She finds it easier to work with beads for she can sit at a safe and stable location while also having the opportunity to earn an income. As the dynamics of Beads of Hope grows and expands it is her hope that she remains a part of the organization continuing to be trained as a beader and improving her skills.

  • Married · 3 Children

    She hopes to gain “bread” (money) from Beads of Hope. She hopes to save her earnings and be able to contribute to her family’s upkeep.

  • Rabiatu Kasim (30 yrs)

    She is a trained seamstress and hopes to be able to save some money working with Beads of Hope to open a small shop to practice her sewing. The profit she makes from her shop will be used to take care of her child.

  • Married · 2 Children

    Through Beads of Hope Iyishatu would like to start her own business selling women’s apparel so that she can earn enough money to give her children a university level education.

  • Bukari Kayaga (19 yrs)

    Life is very difficult for Rita a trained seamstress who currently has no space to work. She intends therefore to save up her money from Beads of Hope to rent a permanent location to work from so she can work part time as a seamstress and help take care of her child.

  • Married · 2 Children

    Koutoumiwo would like to earn enough money through Beads of Hope to start her own small business selling household necessities like sugar and detergent. She intends on saving up her money working part time and continuing to bead so that she can pay the school fees of her 5 children.

  • (1 just passed away)

    Kachana did not get the chance to go to school and is very thankful for any income she receives. She hopes that Beads of Hope continues to grow so that one day she can bead on her own earning a sustainable income with which she will use to send her kids to school an opportunity she never got to have.

  • Kawe Kumuri (45 yrs)

    Through Beads of Hope Mercy wants to continue receiving training so she is able to one day have an alternate profession.

  • 5 Children

    Aduobu is trained as a Dawadawa maker. She intends therefore to invest whatever she makes from Beads of Hope into buying the raw materials for the production of DawaDawa.

  • Jennifer Kibale (22 yrs)

    Magdaline is without a husband and therefore takes care of all her children by herself. She hopes that with Beads of Hope she can earn some extra money which will help in her daily activities and the upbringing of her five children.

  • 2 Children

    Through Beads of Hope Patricia would like to earn enough money to buy her-self a sewing machine and become a seamstress.

  • Zamblim Martini (54 yrs)

    Jermine has no profession or trade of her own. Therefore she sees Beads of Hope as an opportunity for her to learn a trade. She is particularly glad about the earnings she makes from Beads of Hope as they go a long way to helping her in her daily activities.

  • Married · 3 Children

    Through Beads of Hope Delphine would like to learn how to sew and earn a reliable income as a trained seamstress.

  • Gumpua Rosa (32 yrs)

    Tipora hopes to see Beads of Hope continue to grow and expand. She would like it to reach a point where all the women involved will receive a sustainable income and are able to take care of themselves and their families. With the money Tipora will save from beading she would like to start her own small business.

  • Married · 5 Children

    Hannah would like to raise enough money to start her own business selling clothes and accessories for she has a passion for fashion. She would like to save up her earnings so that one day when she gets married and has children she will be able to take good care of them.

  • Lucy Yikolibu (44 yrs)

    Comfort hopes that through Beads of Hope she will earn a sustainable income with which she will use to keep her children in school paying for their fees uniforms and other school supplies.

  • Married · 7 Children

    She has a 14 year old son who dropped out of school due to financial instability. Through Beads of Hope she would like to earn enough money to send him back to school and see him through to a university level education. In addition she would like to continue earning more money working part time as a farmer.

  • (2 dead · 5 alive)

    Through Beads of Hope Abiba would like to learn how to sew be trained in tye and dye and buy a sewing machine. She hopes to earn a reliable income so that she can take care of child.

  • Tipora Tigase (54 yrs)

    Pauline aspires to be trained in sewing as she would like to work part time as a tailor patching up people’s old clothes. With the extra money she makes she would like to give a better life to her 5 children.

  • Married · 5 Children

    Hawa would like to continue being trained as a beader buying her own raw materials and create new designs for jewellery. In addition she hopes to learn how to do tye and dye so that she can start earning more money which she will use to take care of her children.

  • Monica Tedam (21 yrs)

    Through Beads of Hope Sampana would like to buy a sewing machine learn how to sew and become a tailor.

  • Married · 1 Child

    It is her dream to become a seamstress. She intends therefore to save up her earnings from Beads of Hope so she is able to buy a machine to learn how to sew.

  • Adisa Salifo (25 yrs)

    Through Beads of Hope Pauline would like to be trained as a seamstress. Also while beading she would like to start part time trading so that she can earn enough money to send her children to university abroad.

  • Married · 2 Children

    She wants to save up her money earned from Beads of hope so she is able to invest in an animal raising business. She would like to see Beads of Hope continue to grow and become more stable so as to guarantee a reliable income for all the women involved and all those who will join in the future.

  • Anutua Gumpua (17 yrs)

    With the money she earns through beads of hope Nawuri would like to start her own business trading and selling groundnuts.

  • Single · 1 Child

    Tedam intends to work with Beads of Hope continuing to be trained and saving up her money to be able to start the construction of a new home on her small plot of land.

  • Zakaline Abongdiwo (12 yrs)

    Bridget aspires to become a hair dresser. Through Beads of Hope Bridget would like to earn enough money to buy the various hair accessories needed to braid hair. She hopes to one day open her own salon.

  • Lardi Bibarachoge (22 yrs)

    Delphine would like to further her education while continuing to work as a business woman. Through Beads of Hope Delphine would like to help her family help her business grow and offer her skills and talents to help the needy.

  • Esther Tawora (18 yrs)

    Aloubu would like to see Beads of Hope continue to grow. With her earnings she hopes to take care of her family.

  • Married · Pregnant

    Through Beads of Hope Amina would like to be trained as a tailor learning how to sew clothes and making various types of dresses. She believes with her earnings she can put herself through school and give her unborn child a better future.

  • Kababu Yeline (35 yrs)

    Rosaline is currently a student at the primary 6 level. Through Beads of Hope she would like to raise enough money to pay her school fees and put herself through school.