We are a new small-business venture featuring jewelry made by Haitian artisans in Pignon, Haiti. The jewelry features handmade beads created from recycled or "upcycled" materials. These beads are a beacon of hope for women who are men and women, mothers and grandmothers in search of a way to provide for their families in
We are excited to announce that The Haitian Bead Project will be participating in two big conventions, Central California Women’s Conference (CCWC) http://www.ccwc-fresno.org, and MOMcon http://www.mops.org/momcon this fall! These conferences will be hosting hundreds of women from all over the US, and we hope to share the products and stories of our hardworking Haitian women with as many as we can. Our booth at each conference will feature our new products and some old favorites as well. Please come out and join us!
Central California Women’s Conference 2013
September 17th, 7:00-4:00 p.m.
Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center
848 M Street
Fresno, CA 93721
Kansas City Convention Center
Kansas City, Misouri
*We will have our Fall collection at the convention to share as well as Party Boxes on hand for any MOPS groups that may want to take some of our collection home to sell for the holidays and bless our Haitian artisans in the process.
We currently have 57 artisans working in two cities: Pignon and Savanette in the Northern mountains of Haiti. We have two group leaders who oversee the artisans at each location and one Logistics Supervisor who acts as a liaison between the Haitian artisans and the U.S. support team. These men and women are using their