As you are starting to delve into your holiday shopping, consider one of these great organizations that support impoverished women in Uganda. BeadforLife and 31 Bits help Ugandan women to market and sell hand-made jewelry and other products in order for them to become self-sufficient.
BeadforLife is a charity (from Colorado!) that aims for the women they work with to become self-sufficient and independent of the organization within 18 months.
31 Bits is an organization that focuses on women displaced in Northern Uganda and provides training beyond business skills.