Introducing the Spirit of Resilience Candle – for Haiti

January 10, 2011

As you probably know, our team began working with Haitian artisans this winter to source beautifully designed, handmade recycled metal candle accessories to accompany our Prosperity Pillar Candles from Iraq. The accessories have been a huge hit – within a few weeks we had sold out of all of them! We plan to expand our work helping women create their own candle enterprises in Haiti in the coming years, but the incredible response to the Haitian products inspired us to broaden our work there now.

Photo credit: Lee Cohen, IMA World Health

Recognizing that globally people are struggling with hardships – of all sorts – we wanted to create a product that celebrates the resilience in ALL of us. We believe that the Spirit of Resilience candle embodies the spirit and resilience of women throughout the world. Each candle and candle stand reflects the hopes of women in Iraq & Haiti and spread their dreams worldwide. When we support these women in pursuing their dreams, we are investing in the dreams of all women worldwide and celebrating the resilience that we all have.

To honor the upcoming anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti, we have decided to donate 10% of each Spirit of Resilience Candle to Partners In Health‘s work in Haiti throughout 2011. Partners In Health is a remarkable public health organization that has worked in Haiti since 1985. They were one of the first organizations to provide relief after the earthquake and continue to play a critical role in Haiti.

We hope that you will honor the resilience that we all have and support Haiti this January by purchasing a Spirit of Resilience Candle.


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Prosperity Candle Blog

6 Ways to Make a Difference for Human Rights Around the World
6 Ways to Make a Difference for Human Rights & Empower People Around the World

November 30, 2018

Monday, December 10th is International Human Rights Day - a day to celebrate and advocate for the dignity, freedom, and basic human rights of all people. Here are 6 easy ways you can help support human rights around the world!
Read More
5 Simple Ways to Become a More Conscious Gift-Giver this Holiday
5 Simple Ways to Become a More Conscious Gift-Giver this Holiday

November 16, 2018

Holiday gifts are a wonderful opportunity to share values with loved ones, and this ethical gift guide shares our tips for finding beautiful products that give back. It only takes one small action to become a more conscious gift-giver and make a positive impact in the world!
Read More
Artisan Spotlight: Meet candle-maker Sui of Prosperity Candle. Handpoured ethically made candles.
Artisan Spotlight: Meet Sui

November 07, 2018

Sui joined Prosperity Candle in August after moving to Massachusetts, five years following her resettlement from a refugee camp in Malaysia. Every day we see Sui laughing with the other women artisans as she pours and packs candles. Here is a glimpse into her life!
Read More
like what you see?
Fragrance Guide

Unique soy blend fair trade candles handcrafted by women artisans candles at Prosperity Candle

Amber & Bergamot

Warm and inviting, amber and bergamot combined with subtle notes of geranium, black cardamom, sandalwood and eucalyptus.

Blue Fir & Spice 

Wonderfully fragrant blue fir pine needles combined with cedarwood, bright citrus and a touch of spice evoke the spirit of the holidays.

Chai Tea

Green tea mixed with a cozy blend of cinnamon, clove, cardamom and peppermint reminds you of your favorite tea spot.

Chamomile & Sage

Deeply restful chamomile and fresh sage combine in this soothing herbal, creating an atmosphere of calm and well-being that everyone loves.

Clementine & Lavender

A bright, fresh citrus scent of clementine, tangerine, bergamot and lemon… nicely balanced with French lavender. If you love citrus with a subtle twist, this is for you.

Fig & Citrus

Clean and slightly sweet, fresh figs infused with grapefruit, a hint of orange, and lemon zest atop an earthy base of cedar and oakmoss. Wonderfully nuanced, it’s our favorite fig scent.

French Vanilla & Oak

Sweet, familiar and deeply comforting, French vanilla combined with oak, sandalwood, grapefruit and sea salt with a hint of clove. A unique take on a classic.

Ocean Breeze

There is nothing like a fresh ocean breeze… clean and buoyant ocean air with a joyful blend of freesia, water lilies, lotus and tuberose offers a truly uplifting ambiance.

Orange Blossom & Waterlily

Fragrant orange blossoms mingle with water lily, iris and clementine leaves above a base note of vetiver. This is a delightfully elegant, soft floral.

Peppermint Drop

Just slightly sweet, this blend of crisp peppermint leaves followed by notes of fresh mint leaves will radiate the season’s joy.

Sandalwood & Oakmoss

The warmth of sandalwood blended with Baltic oakmoss, a touch of amber, and hint of patchouli give rise to this gentle wood scent – a perennial favorite.

Unscented

Completely fragrance-free.
Perfect for centerpieces, dinner candles and those who prefer no scent.

Looking for a past favorite?

We probably have it! If you don't see the one you're looking for, send us an email and we'll custom pour it for you.
Save Save Save
Inspire Your Inbox!
Liquid error: Could not find asset snippets/modify_lightbox_snippet.liquid