Elevate your look with our one-of-a-kind ankole barrettes. This set of two light geometric shaped barrettes is lightweight and fashion forward. Each is handmade with love in Kampala by a survivor of human trafficking who loves working with Ankole and is proud to have it represent her country to the world.
Ankole is a natural product known for unique and beautiful variations in color ranging from ivory black to caramel and creamy white. Like fingerprints, no two polished pieces are alike. When you purchase ankole, you’re empowering girls and women seeking freedom and helping to ensure a sustainable local economy in Kampala, Uganda.
Every item you purchase from Purpose is handmade by women and girls escaping human trafficking. Through your purchase, You help them gain economic freedom, access to education, quality healthcare, and a place to belong.
Each piece of Jewelery is handmade with love by an artisan from one of our sanctuaries in India, Uganda, Mexico, or the Philippines
“I’m laughing because look at us…we’re making jewelry… I never believed this would happen!”– Seema*, India
There is nothing more powerful than the laughter and smile from a rescued girl. It’s a long journey before it emerges, but when it does, expect dignity and transformation to follow. JOIN US as we continue to make a significant impact in the lives of the girls and women we serve.
There are millions more victims like Seema waiting for freedom across our Sanctuary Cities: Mumbai, Cebu, Kampala, and Tijauna. For 15 years, International Sanctuary has been there, ready to provide sustainable income, hope, and dignity to victims of human trafficking.