University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Honors to host BeadforLife sales in the Union

Honors is once again hosting sales for BeadforLife jewelry and shea products to support BeadforLife.

Need some gifts or a treat for yourself? Stop by our table on the main floor of the Memorial Union, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 4, 5 and 6.

“BeadforLife is a nonprofit organization that works to eradicate extreme poverty by creating bridges of understanding between impoverished Africans and concerned world citizens. Ugandan women turn colorful recycled paper into beautiful beads. Women in Northern Uganda, displaced by the 20 year war led by Joseph Kony, are now rebuilding their lives by gathering shea nuts and pressing them into shea butter for cosmetics and soaps. And people who care open their hearts, homes and communities to buy and sell both products. The beads and shea butter become income, food, medicine, school fees and hope. It is a small miracle that enriches us all.” –

-- Robin David, assistant professor, Honors, 777.6185,

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