Hands Up Not Handouts

by Melissa

Tess Sager, a 20 year-old NYU student started Hands up not hand outs, a non-profit that aims to improve the lives of female artisans in developing nations by helping them produce and sell one-of-a-kind, hand-made woven bracelets and earrings. The organization is meant to give the women the skills to support their family and to not rely on anyone. Not only is the organization a great cause the hand-made jewelry is beautifully crafted and so cute! “Charity can cripple. We help women help themselves”  To get some of your own jewelry and learn more about the company vist handsupnothandouts.org