In 2005, David and Julia Matovi were living off just $2 a day, in Uganda. Today, their African bead jewelry business trains and employs over 300 local people and sells up to $400,000 worth of bead jewelry pieces to clients in the United States and Europe.

Want to know how they pulled off this amazing feat? I’m sure their success story will leave you richly inspired.

It’s surprising how beautiful pieces of African art, which we often take for granted over here, can hold the keys to a significant fortune.

Do you know any local stuff you can transform into a hot-selling international item?