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Dalit Handmade Pavani Beeswax Candle - Lavender - Set of 3

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Product code: 236806
5.0 / 5 stars based on 3 ratings

£18.99

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Handcrafted in the Dharavi slums of Mumbai, these beautiful clay pots with candles help support street children and the Dalit people of India.

These traditionally shaped round clay pots are similar to those used by the Dalit people in India in chai shops and coffee houses. Filled with deliciously scented lavender beeswax, the Pavani candle will make a stunning ambient addition to any room.

About the Producers: For centuries, the Dalit people in India have been known as the 'untouchables', people that are expected to drink from clay cups which are then destroyed. Life Association, the charity behind Dalit Candles invite people in Mumbai to create these clay pots and then fill them with the finest beeswax. The clay pot candles are sold in the UK and make a stand against this powerful symbol of oppression. The profits from the sale of these candles go straight back to the help the Dalit people of India.

Box of 3 Candles. Each Candle's Burn Time: 26 hours. Dimensions: 7cm x 7cm.

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5/ 5 statrs
Submitted by   on 17th Mar 2021

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I love these candles and buy them when I can as ethical gifts. They burn well, smell great and good to know my money is going to a good cause!

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Submitted by   on 23rd Nov 2012

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A very attractive candle with a rustic feel and a nice scent.I also really like the ethical enterprise behind them. Unfortunatly mine came smashed first time around but they are re-sending a new box.

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5/ 5 statrs
Submitted by   on 30th Aug 2012

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I have ordered this twice now, as gifts for two different people. They make really lovely gifts, the look brilliant and high quality, and smell lovely. The recipients of them really liked them and the fact they were helping people in poverty.

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About Dalit Goods

Dalit Goods

Dalit Goods are commited to raising awareness of the circumstances millions of Dalits find themselves in every day. The Dalit People are known as the "untouchables" and their opportunities in life are extremely limited.

You are not just purchasing a candle, you are supporting some of the poorest people in the world. All Dalit candles and pots are handmade by the Dalit people of India and every purchase supports the company's work with street children. Life Association is the Dalit Goods charity, who have been working tirelessly in Uttar Pradesh for 20 years to build schools, childrens homes and provide healthcare.

All Dalit Goods candles are named after the children from their projects.

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