Quite literally, each purchase recycles hope. Without the option of making jewelry, the people would be forced to work long hours of extreme physical labor in rock quarries to earn just enough to avoid starvation.
Each product sold provides a way for them to make above average wages and be at home with their families. Each piece of jewelry sold provides them with funds that are used for food, shelter, healthcare and school tuition. These funds are also used for art and sports programs for children.