What makes a home? Refugee stories in America shared by the women of Prosperity Candle.

What Makes a Home? Refugee Stories in America

June 15, 2020

As we've spent more time in our homes, closer or farther away from our loved ones, it helps to remember what home means to us. For many, our home may be a place of comfort, of safety or belonging. This World Refugee Day, we are shining a light on refugee stories and what makes a home for the women artisans in our studio.
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Fair Trade Gifts & Candles: Partner Spotlight with Tara Projects

Fair Trade Partner Spotlight: Meet Tara Projects

February 20, 2020

We are excited to collaborate with Tara Projects of India for our fair trade 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!
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Celebrating 11 Years of Candles & Gifts That Give Back

Celebrating 11 Years of Impact

January 03, 2020

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!
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Meet Shah Naw - Ethical candles handmade by women artisans and gifts with a purpose.

Artisan Spotlight: Meet Shah Naw

September 12, 2019

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!
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5 Ways to Embrace Refugees in your Community and Around the Globe on World Refugee Day - Prosperity Candle blog

5 Ways to Help Refugees in your Community & Around the Globe

June 19, 2019

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.
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Interview with artisan candle-maker Nyota. Gifts and candles that give back to women refugees.

Artisan Spotlight: Meet Nyota

June 13, 2019

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!
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