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Eternal Threads founder, Linda Egle had been working with women in extreme poverty for years, but learning about the enormity of the problem of sex trafficking, she wanted to get involved. Soon after, Linda met our future partner in Nepal who had established an anti-trafficking organization. We are dedicated to improving the lives of women and children most at risk of extreme poverty, trafficking and other forms of exploitation by providing sustainable livelihoods through income generating projects. The Eternal Threads vision began in with the Sofi tote project in a rural village of south India to provide income to women who were industrious and hardworking, but limited to help their families with any additional income except to work in the rice fields once or twice a year during harvest time. From the beginning this project was envisioned as a model to help women in many parts of the world. In this vision became a reality as Eternal Threads added four new projects in Nepal, Thailand, Madagascar and Afghanistan. In , products handmade by women in fifteen countries can now be purchased on the Eternal Threads website. Featured Products.
Eternal Threads is dedicated to creating hope through opportunity. This unique collection is handcrafted by artisans and entrepreneurs across the globe. Connect to the common thread by shopping fair-trade goods, gifts and accessories that pave the way to a sustainable income and quality life. Carefully packed with antiques, primitives and mid-century items, this is a must-stop-shop for … Read More. The whole family will leave happy after a trip to Mall of Abilene.
Although the served nations are not geographically connected, the women share a common need of providing funds for their families to prevent their children from suffering from lack of basic necessities and possibility of being exploited. In , only six years later, the company had moved their mission into fifteen countries, offering handmade products by women in each. Linda Engle, the founder of Eternal Threads, started her mission in when she travelled to south India and witnessed the extreme poverty women were living in. She is now moving back to Omaha, NE to be closer to family, but said she hopes that her work can still be prevalent in Abilene. Learning names of real women that went through this horrible things, but chose to learn a skill and move forward is so powerful. Each of the items is made using wool, silk, cotton, raffia, plastic twine or cording for jewelry and others. Their website offers clothing, jewelry, household items and gifts. I'm an avid fan of romantic comedies, the First Amendment and national parks. More than anything, I'm passionate about storytelling via photographs, and love getting to know the heart of people through my lens. Other News: ACU pursuing independent fall schedule Study abroad programs canceled for the fall semester 40 percent of ACU students against mandatory face masks on campus, survey finds.