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Pearls4Girls (P4G) is a Help Lesotho initiative that raises funds and awareness for gender equity and girls’ leadership programs.

Since its inception in 2006, Pearls4Girls has raised over 3/4 of a million dollars. With thousands of volunteers, party hosts, Pearl Bee participants and shoppers, the impact of Pearls4Girls is exciting and far-reaching. Hundreds of girls in Lesotho have had the opportunity to participate in Help Lesotho’s leadership camps, gender equity conferences and weekly village programs. These girls learn that they are not alone – that they are someone who matters – that they can make a difference. Each girl who participates in Help Lesotho’s leadership programs is supported to become an agent of change, thereby multiplying the positive impact of this program to hundreds of families, thousands of peers and countless communities.

Please click here to read the 2015 Pearls4Girls Impact Report.

Get Involved with Pearls4Girls!

SHOP – purchase beautiful freshwater pearl jewellery through the pearls4girls.org website: http://www.pearls4girls.org/. Our collections include bracelets, earrings, rings, and necklaces ranging from simple pearls-and-chain to elaborate multi-strand creations!

Host a Pearl Party – we are always looking for opportunities to expose P4G to a wider audience! You can help by hosting a party for your friends, family, neighbours and colleagues. P4G volunteers take care of all the selling and pearl set-up, leaving you to spend time with your guests! *Pearl parties are limited to cities accessible by pearl volunteers – typically Ottawa – Montreal – Toronto.

Pearls @ Workplaces – around the holidays, invite P4G volunteers to bring the jewellery collection for a noontime sale with your colleagues! *Same geographic limitations as pearl parties noted above.

Organize a Pearl Bee – invite P4G volunteers to come to your school or community group to run a Pearl Bee, or coordinate to have materials shipped to you to run your own!

 

For more information, please check out http://www.pearls4girls.org/ and/or contact Kate Lambert at kate@helplesotho.org or 613-369-5864.