These lightweight leather statement earrings might be our favorites! Hand-stitched with cream thread by empowered hands in Kenya these earrings contain a fully enclosed stud with a leather circle with cut out center below.
Monica pulled Kristen Welch, MHG Founder, aside after their visit together in a slum in Kenya, and she slowly pulled up her sleeve to reveal the angry 10-inch gash in her arm. Kristen cringed at the jagged stitches while Monica explained that in a drunken rage, her husband had chased her with scissors. Monica explained that if she didn’t have her job with Have Hope her only option would be to continue in the abuse. But dignified work had given her options. Hope. Monica is one of dozens of artisans in Kenya being employed by Mercy House Global to make handcrafted jewelry for our new Fall Collection.
Have Hope women are working their way out of poverty in the middle of a bustling slum in Kenya.