This Business is Shinning Bright to Transform Lives
There’s a lot of talk among current day culture about socially responsible businesses. While that can have a variety of descriptions, one particular business defines it through a global adventure. Inspired by a missions trip as a teenager and her love for jewelry, Noonday Collection founder Jessica Honegger designed a business that uses fashion to create meaningful work opportunities for artisans worldwide; many of which have gained the courage to stand up for rights of women in places where those rights are at risk. Artisans in countries including Peru, Ethiopia, Ecuador, Uganda and more, create handmade jewelry from local materials of metals, beads, leather, marble – even used artillery. Each piece of jewelry carries a story; many which include previous struggles in poverty. Today, those same women are successful and thriving with sustainable income for their families. Risen caught up with Honegger to talk about her son’s adoption ...
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