Women do 66% of the world’s work and make only 10% of the world’s income (Clinton Global Initiative, 2009). They represent 70% of the world’s poor (UNIFEM). The film CRAFTING HOPE explores how income generating livelihood projects started by three resourceful women are breaking the cycle of poverty for communities in the Philippines, Uganda and here in the US.

Dorothy, an artisan with Uganda Crafts 2000

Fidela, an artisan with SHAPII