We are excited to collaborate with Tara Projects of India for our new Serenity Candle! Tara Projects helps alleviate poverty and empower women through fair trade, dignified work and community programs. Every Serenity Candle supports women artisans escape poverty across Delhi. Here is an interview with Tara Projects!
11 years ago Amber, Siiri and Ted came together with a shared vision for women artisans from places of conflict to have the opportunity to thrive. As we step into 2020, we want to express boundless gratitude to our community of change-makers who have welcomed women refugees with compassion and kindness. You are the reason any of this is possible!
Six weeks ago we met Shah Naw and her wonderful smile. Shah joined Prosperity Candle in August 2019, as her second job, after resettling to the United States from a Thai refugee camp. She's offered to share a glimpse into her life!
Thursday, June 20th is World Refugee Day - a cause near and dear to us. It is a day to reflect on the courage, strength and resilience of refugees from around the world. We're sharing 5 ways you can embrace refugees close to home and in communities everywhere.
Eight months ago we met Nyota and learned of her dreams of studying English and thriving beside her family. Every week in the studio, we see her wonderful resilience and strength as she pursues her goals. Here is a glimpse into her life!
Tha joined Prosperity Candle as a candle-maker in 2015 after resettling to the U.S. from a refugee camp in Thailand where she sought safety from escalating violence near her home in Burma. Every candle she pours by hand and milestone she reaches shines a light on how far she has journeyed. Here is a glimpse into her life!