A young woman from Orlando, Florida, Jules Colombino, had worked for aid groups before, but she never saw anything like the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake in 2010.
“People were barefoot because they had lost everything, and the women needed jobs.”
It was just a concept, but she decided she could help Haitian women by creating shoes out of old tires.
Now, four year later, Haitian employees of Rebuild Globally produce a high quality product sold in big name stores.
(READ the story, w/ photo, from Orlando News 13)