Four months ago, we met Poe and welcomed her into our bustling studio. With a bright smile and a quick laugh, she is a wonderful addition to our team. It has been a pleasure to get to know her and learn about her family. For Poe, every candle she works with represents new opportunities for her and her family. Here is a glimpse into her life!
Artisans are people who create traditional and unique products by hand. By supporting them, we can preserve creativity and a respected work environment for communities close and far away. What does artisan mean and what are artisan products? Here is our take!
Every year, we're incredibly moved by the mothers in our studio who are creating a brighter future for their families and strengthening their artisan skills. To celebrate them on Mother's Day, we asked several what being a mom means to them. Enjoy reading these inspiring quotes about motherhood!
There really was no way to prepare for the hardships of 2020.In a year that has been incredibly challenging for so many, you helped us do more for the larger community and vulnerable individuals. You cared about our mission, purchased our candles and gifts, and shared our story with others. We are deeply grateful for your continued support.
Two months ago we met Sabato and heard her laugh for the first time. Every week in the studio, we learn more about her dreams for her children in the U.S as she brings smiles to our faces big enough to be seen through our masks. Here is a glimpse into her life.
Nine weeks ago Tin Tin joined our team of women artisans as a candle-maker, and we learned about her dream for her sons to have a good education and become businessmen. Here is a glimpse into her life after resettling from Myanmar as a refugee.