Yearly Archives: 2020

Kenshi Candles: A social business that burns at both ends

Liam and the team at the Kenshi Candles workshop

Photo above Liam Foldi and the team at the Kenshi Candles workshop. Burning brightly is the social enterprise Kenshi Candles, the creation of young spark 17-year-old Liam Foldi. In its first 3 years Kenshi Candles has managed to raise over $50,000 for charities whilst employing Chin refugees from Myanmar. Kenshi Candles has grown rapidly in […]

The story of Mekeo Handcrafts

Close up on Margret's hands while she is weaving a bilum

Photo above Margret from the village of Inauaia Village, in the process of making a bilum. Photograph: Jonathan Tickner Mekeo handcrafts is a social enterprise that supports communities in Inauaia Village, Papua New Guinea. Mekeo handcrafts’s mission is to generate a sustainable income for their workers in Inauaia. When you buy from Mekeo handcrafts, 100% […]