Greg and Tracy Stone sell hope by the basketful.
In 2004, the couple returned from a church mission trip to Rwanda to mark the 10-year anniversary of the end of the genocide.
The celebration was bittersweet. After witnessing Rwanda's poverty they were determined to do something about it. In 2004 they founded Rwanda Partners Basket Company, a nonprofit that buys baskets woven by Rwandan women and sells them online and now, at a brick-and-mortar shop at 130 Elliot Avenue West.
Greg Stone said they hoped to provide alternatives to agriculture. ...