Paper Bead Lanyard from Outreach Uganda
Highlands Ranch, CO-based non-profit Outreach Uganda offers these beautiful 18" paper bead lanyards made by Ugandan women that hand roll each bead using glossy paper. As a nonprofit charity, Outreach Uganda pays their Ugandan artisans a better than fair trade price in addition to providing education and health programs.
These lanyards are available in a variety of colors and make great gifts for teachers or co-workers. They can be used as badge or i.d. holders or even to hold keys or eye-glasses.
You can read more about Outreach Uganda here.