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“What I think is wonderful is that… a lot of women…because they’ve seen this model…are actually creating other businesses.

I’m very inspired by everything you’re doing." 


"[Akola-earned] income can stretch far, says Underwood, to not only support the women and their children, but for some it can change the lives for generations to come."


"In 2014, the Akola Project is expanding to Dallas, Texas, where it plans to provide an economic alternative to sexually trafficked women by employing them to do the finishing work on products made in Uganda."


"Operating as a non-profit and a social business, the Akola Project has empowered women through vocational training, employment opportunities, educational programs, and given them the means to earn and save money."

 





"Underwood's nonprofit will work with more than 500 women in the next year, helping them earn paychecks and invest in themselves."


"Dallas’ coolest non-profit jewelry shop."


"Seeing the young mother’s need for food and shelter for the children she took in from the village, Brittany started to raise money for a better home for Kamara when she came back to the States. She found a donor to buy them a house. But, she didn’t stop there. She started the non-profit [Akola Project] to help other Ugandan communities."


“The Akola Project is giving opportunity to Ugandan women like I've never heard or seen before.”

 





"Quote Text for the quote section. This is where the quotes go. Akola is awesome and I love their necklaces."


"Quote Text for the quote section. This is where the quotes go. Akola is awesome and I love their necklaces."


"Quote Text for the quote section. This is where the quotes go. Akola is awesome and I love their necklaces."


"Quote Text for the quote section. This is where the quotes go. Akola is awesome and I love their necklaces."

 



 

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