UNCVRD was born out of the desire to make a difference. The Californian based company sell beautiful quartz jewellery, with 40% of their sales going directly to Gems Uncovered to help fight human trafficking.
There are more slaves in the world today than at any other time in history.
Gems Uncovered is an organisation founded by Rachel Lloyd (strongly recommend reading her book Girls Like Us) that aims to end sexual exploitation and trafficking by empowering women those affected by the sex trafficking industry. They provide support, mentoring, job training, counselling, GED prep and tend to the girls basic needs with food and clothing.
"Regardless of the circumstances, what makes the most difference in whether a girl leaves or not when that door opens up is if she believes that she has options, resources, somewhere to go and the support she'll need once she's out"