A Chat with The Akola Project
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Akola is a mission-driven social enterprise with jewelry collections featuring natural materials from East Africa and hand-crafted by the empowered women of Akola.
Of the products you sell, which are your favorites?
Hand-rolled paper-bead necklaces mixed with recycled Ethiopian metals.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
To empower women in poverty and to transform the well-beings of their families and communities through economic development.
What do you love most about your job?
We love selling beautiful jewelry that is made by and fully benefiting women in poverty.