In an effort to help enhance the lives of artisanal miners in Sierra Leone, Brilliant Earth has provided the Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) with a grant to help fund a scholarship program giving valuation training to miners in the Maendeleo Diamond Standards program and alternative skill vocational training.
Children in a mobile schooling program in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will be better prepared to enter high school, thanks to Brilliant Earth’s grant to Diamond Development Initiative (DDI).
JCK is now accepting applications for its 18th annual Industry Fund. Each year, the fund awards hundreds of thousands of dollars to individuals, groups, or associations whose work results in the betterment of the overall jewellery industry. In 2015, that amount exceeded $283,000.