Ted Barber started his journey working to help alleviate poverty in developing countries. When he met Amber, another humanitarian worker who helped African artisans earn a living wage, they decided to team up to fight the global cycle of poverty from their hometown in Massachusetts. Focusing on women as artisan-entrepreneurs, they launched their charitable business overseas, then partnered with local organizations to help refugees living in the U.S. as well.
Today, Ted and his wife Patsy work side-by-side with women refugees relocated to western Massachusetts through UN programs. A fellow B Corp and force for good, Prosperity provides a meaningful, living wage for the artisans who work there. When you purchase a Zodiac Candle, you can feel good about supporting a wonderful cause.