10 years ago our founders started with a vision of empowering women who live in places of conflict. As we step into 2019, we want to thank our community of passionate change-makers who've embraced our mission. We look forward to continuing to spread the light in 2019!
10 weeks ago we met Lydia and her wonderful smile! Lydia joined Prosperity Candle in October after resettling to the United States from a refugee camp in Burundi 8 months before. With every candle packaged, we see Lydia moving closer to her dreams. Here is a glimpse into her life.
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!
We are absolutely thrilled to collaborate with Justine and Grant at Tandem Ceramics on two new artisan candles, Linnea Centerpiece and Linnea Gold. Tandem creates beautiful, textured ceramics and hand-painted pieces in the hills of western Massachusetts. Here is an interview with the artists!
Sai Aye joined Prosperity Candle as a candle-maker in 2015, after relocating to the U.S. from a refugee camp along the Burmese-Thai border. Over the years we've had the pleasure of getting to know Sai as a skillful candle-maker and joyful person. She's happily offered to share a glimpse into her life!