How buying a necklace can help a woman step out of poverty

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Trades of Hope sells beautiful handmade jewelry, bags, scarves, journals and home decor. The 'hope' is that the jobs created by making these handcrafted items helps lift a woman out of poverty and gives her 'hope' for a new life. Trades of Hope is working to empower women in 16 different countries.

Fox 8's Stefani Schaefer learned how each purchase can make a huge difference in a woman's life from Trades of Hope's Sara Eicher.

Click here to learn more about Trades of Hope.