Moo Kho

Moo Kho a Burmese refugee makes handcrafted fair trade soy blend artisan candles at Propserity Candle
"Everything here has meaning to me, and I love that.  The wax, the light and the people."

Born in Thailand, Moo Kho was taken to Burma (Myanmar) when she was barely four years old by her grandmother, leaving behind her mother and father.  She was not to be reunited with her mother for another 15 years, by which time her father had tragically died. It was while in Burma that she experienced the chilling horror of seeing her adopted village burn down, and people brutally murdered in front of her young eyes.

So began a long journey to escape the same fate. It was very difficult, but by 2008 Moo Kho had reached a refugee camp in Thailand. She was now married and had a daughter. They had left behind everything they owned and loved. She could not advance her education, was not allowed to seek a job, and lived in poor conditions. But at least they were safe.

A year later, Moo Kho and her husband were offered the rare opportunity to relocate to the U.S. In 2010, she joined Prosperity Candle as an apprentice candle-maker and loved everything about making candles. In 2012 she was promoted to Production Manager, overseeing quality control and training other women refugees in the art of candle-making.

Moo Kho proudly shares her accomplishments here in the U.S., including her journey to become a minister at her Burmese church in Springfield. In 2016 she passed the citizenship exam, became an American citizen, and at age 39 voted for the first time in her life.

When asked about her dreams, she replies quietly but with earnestness, “I am a servant of God. Whatever God asks of me, that is what I will do”.

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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.

Balsam & Juniper Berry

Wonderfully fresh and seasonally-inspired, this woodland blend of balsam fir, cedarwood and juniper berry radiates the feeling of joy that comes with the holidays. 

Chai Tea

Green tea mixed with a cozy blend of cinnamon, clove, cardamom and peppermint reminds you of your favorite tea spot. A perennial fall favorite! 

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.

Coastal Seagrass

Clean and aromatic, gentle notes of salty seagrass and ocean water mingle with a hint of sweet coastal air… a blend that will transport you to a faraway shore with calming lapping waves.

Fig & Cedar

An aromatic blend of fresh fig, cedar and oakmoss brightened with grapefruit, lemon zest and a hint of orange. Wonderfully nuanced and just slightly sweet, it’s our new favorite fig scent.

French Lavender & Vanilla

Sweet and refreshing, French lavender and classic vanilla bean are paired to create this deeply comforting and indulgent scent. The perfect balance of two soothing favorites.

Pear & Freesia

Fresh pear mingles with floral notes of freesia and just a touch of patchouli. A joyful fragrance to evoke the freshness of your favorite garden and remind you of the beauty of nature.

Tobacco & Spice 

Dried tobacco leaves blended with teak, cedar and amber with a touch of spice and pimento berry essential oils... a nuanced scent to bring warmth inside.

Tonka & Oud

Wonderfully rich and earthy, tonka beans are paired with oud wood and topped with hints of balsam, rum, amaretto and musk. A restful scent with a captivating twist.

White Tea & Citrus 

An uplifting blend of white tea, bergamot, fig and fresh jasmine combined with a subtle hint of soft sandalwood. This is delightfully light and elegant.

Unscented

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

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