Prosperity Candle Blog

Share the Light: Give a Prosperity Candle!

November 08, 2010

Anna, a friend of Prosperity Candle, shared with us how much her mother enjoys her Prosperity Candle and the meaning the candle has as a gift. I bought a Prosperity Candle for my mom for Mother’s Day last year and she absolutely loved it. Not only is it beautiful, but she loved what it represents. […]
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Celebrating our Summer Crew & Welcoming the Fall Team!

November 03, 2010

Prosperity Candle is lucky to be in a state with so many talented people eager to help advance a powerful social mission through business. With our team located both in the Pioneer Valley and Boston, we are fortunate to have incredible universities right in our backyards! We want to thank the amazing team that worked […]
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Beginning Conversations with Iraqi Women Refugees in Springfield, MA

October 30, 2010

Written by Sara Jackson, Prosperity Candle PR Intern In September, I joined Prosperity Candle as the Public Relations and Media intern. My name is Sara Jackson and I am a senior at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA. I am currently working on my senior project which is analyzing United States media coverage of […]
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Women in Conflict: Iraq and Afghanistan, November Events

October 24, 2010

Join us for an evening exploring the challenges facing women in places of conflict and what options there are to support their empowerment! There will be three chances to attend;

at Simmons College, Thursday, November 4, from 6-8:30.

at American University, Wechsler Theater, Mary Graydon Center, Room 315, Washington DC, Friday, November 12, from 6-8pm.

at New York University, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies 50 Washington Square Park Monday, November 29, from 5- 7 pm.

These events are free so please spread the word!

The evening will feature:
* Readings by authors Christina Asquith, Sisters in War, and Manal Omar, Barefoot in Baghdad
* Introduction to Prosperity Candle and Women’s Voices Now
* Screening from Women’s Voices from the Muslim World: A Short-Film Festival
* Panel discussion and Q&A
* Reception, book signings, candle, bracelet and membership sales

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Claim a Prosperity Candle at IndieGoGo and help us fund our Fall operations!

October 24, 2010

IndieGoGo offers good causes a unique platform to fund their projects and Prosperity Candle is glad to now be a part of this! IndieGoGo is a Prosperity Candle campaign to pre-order candles in order to help us finance our operations this fall. Visit our page at Prosperity Candle IndieGoGo . Prosperity Candle offers discounts of […]
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Candles for Change

October 18, 2010

Both founding partner Siiri Morley and summer intern Ananda Plunkett recognized. Take a look!

GAMBIER, Ohio (October 19, 2010)

Shining a light into the heart of darkness, a Kenyon alumna and student are improving the lives of women in countries shattered by war, social unrest, and natural disaster. Siiri Morley ’00 is a founding partner of Prosperity Candle, a for-profit social business venture that initiates and supports candle-making enterprises among women in distressed areas such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Rwanda, and Haiti. Ananda Plunkett ’11 joined the team this summer to work on Web development and other public relations tasks. Plunkett is the daughter of another founding partner, Amber Chand.

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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.

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.

Desert Cactus & Rose

Deep and earthy, warm oakmoss is infused with light rose petals, water lilies and geranium, with a touch of musk and clove bud to inspire thoughtfulness and rest. 

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.

Ginger & Verbena

Fresh ginger mingles with grapefruit and lemon for a bright and refreshing citrus that energizes in a surprisingly soothing way. A wonderfully balanced fragrance that evokes peaceful spring mornings.

Jasmine & Peony Suede 

Delightfully sweet with a floral twist, blossoming peonies mix with jasmine, red apple, rose and gentle suede giving rise to a joyous scent for any occasion.

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.

Sea Salt & Lotus 

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.


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

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