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16 Apr 2009

Lauren Larocca, Associated Press

Blue Mango brings hope, help to women in India

Blue Mango, a women's craft company based in India...employs local women who live in the villages...Priority is given to widows, victims of domestic abuse and women who are handicapped or infected with HIV or AIDS...Blue Mango also provides onsite day care...In addition to employing and training women to create handmade products, Blue Mango gives its employees seminars on self-esteem, confidence and basic self-defense, because there is so much accepted abuse in the region, and offers free health care.