For example, in Iraq once someone is a widowed, they are completely reliant upon a male family member of their family or their former husband's family to provide for them. In some areas, such as Al Anbar (a province east of Bagdad), 50 to 60 percent of the women are illiterate and don't have a skill necessary to earn a living.
WASHINGTON (PRWEB) March 26, 2008
"The spark for this idea came to me during my two tours in Iraq. There, I saw the need to take action to help women," said Sweezey, founder of One Starry Nite... LLC. "For example, in Iraq once someone is a widowed, they are completely reliant upon a male family member of their family or their former husband's family to provide for them. In some areas, such as Al Anbar (a province east of Bagdad), 50 to 60 percent of the women are illiterate and don't have a skill necessary to earn a living."
According to Sweezey, humanitarian groups are working internationally to train women and prepare them with micro-business management skills. In cooperation with these local efforts, OneStarryNite.com will purchase handcrafts directly from the women and/or women's coops and become a non-exclusive online sales channel. The e-commerce Website will sell a myriad of things, including handmade purses, jewelry, clothing, baskets, and holiday items.
"Wyndstorm Corporation is a dynamic and creative full service technology company that designs, builds, hosts and manages online social networks," said Marian Sabety, Wyndstorm Corporation CEO.
"This opportunity allows our team to do what we do best - apply social network technology and online marketing to a complex social media program, that ties together people from around the world to share and support families in need. We look forward to helping those creative and accomplished artisans share their goods with us, and in turn, let us appreciate their gifts. Our focus for this project is to build a global online marketplace for goods made around the world, with a user experience that extends the reach of helpful hands," said Sabety.
About Wyndstorm Corporation
Wyndstorm Corporation provides end-to-end social network technology and online marketing services. They design, build and host social media, multi-user gaming, online entertainment, and ecommerce Web properties. Utilizing pre-built and custom applications, the company provides Web 2.0 technologies for online destinations with 3-D virtual platforms, adver-gaming, interactive entertainment, and social network-based viral marketing opportunities. Wyndstorm Corporation trades on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol, PKCM/OTC.BB. For more information, go to http://www.wyndstorm.com.
About One Starry Nite
One Starry Nite... LLC works with NGOs in many countries where women have few opportunities. The NGO-started cottage industries allow women to earn money through the online distribution and sale of handmade items to consumers. Based in Tampa, Florida, the company's Website is http://www.onestarrynite.com.
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