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2008 Recipient

Shelby Layne

Pacific Palisades | 17

2008 Award Recipient

Shelby wanted to do something to help ease the hardships of women and families who had fled the fighting and genocide in Darfur and were living in refugee camps. Through the sale of personally handmade and donated jewelry, Shelby raised funds that provided 1,050 families in the refugee camps with solar powered stoves, thus eliminating the need for women to leave the safety of the camps to search for firewood.

Live Buy Give, Solar Cookers for Darfur

Through Live Buy Give, Shelby's leveraged her jewelry-making skills to raise funds to purchase solar ovens for refugees from the genocide in Darfur.