Sarah’s Bag Poster
Sarah Beydoun is one of the five female entrepreneurs that take part in the new documentary Five. Beydoun tells her story on how she found the opportunity to help women incarcerated to feel worthy again and be able to be financially secure to help support their families.
“FIVE” is a documentary film series that follows the journey of five women from five countries across the globe who have each set out to start a purpose-driven business to improve and uplift their communities. The short films were commissioned by Mastercard, and spotlight the following global businesses
I had the opportunity to speak with Sarah Beydoun about her participation in Five. She shared her story about how she initiated Sarah’s Bag and how it has helped many women return to society after being incarcerated. In addition to how she is getting back on track after an explosion damaged her storefront and roof collapsed while she was inside her store the past August.
Five is now available on digital and On Demand
Commissioned By Mastercard
Last year, Mastercard expanded its commitment to financial inclusion with a pledge to bring one billion into the digital economy by 2025, including a focus on providing 25 million women entrepreneurs with solutions that can help them grow their businesses. Spotlighting these five stories will bring further awareness to some of the world’s most critical issues challenging inclusion. From food insecurity and sustainable farming to special education and diversity and inclusion in the workplace, Mastercard is dedicated to driving action to build a digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere.
Source: LRM Online Exclusive