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Make Kenshi Life Changing Candles with the refugees from Myanmar

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Kenshi Life Changing Candles is an inspiring story of a 14-year-old boy wanting to change the world. Now, the refugees from Myanmar living in Australia earn much-needed income by producing thousands of candles every month.

Bring along employees, friends and family to experience the process of making Kenshi Life Changing Candles in Sunshine North. This is an incredible opportunity to work side by side with some of these people from Myanmar.

You will be pouring, wicking, and labelling jars. You will hear first hand the plight of how they escaped from Myanmar, enjoy some authentic cuisine and engage fully within their community. They are committed to helping their friends and family who remain back in their villages living in terrible conditions. 80% of which are living below the poverty line.

We have enormous admiration for the Chin people who are so welcoming and continue to make the most of every opportunity.


Arrive by 9am
Park at 51 Cromer Ave. This is a vacant parking lot leased by Chin Gardens
Walk 75 meters to 34 Cromer Avenue, Sunshine North
Finish at 2.30pm (leave earlier if you need)
Maximum of 30 people able to attend


    A welcome from Michael Foldi – Founder of Make A Difference Community
    The story of the Chin refugees from Myanmar – Jacob Thang Community Leader
    The amazing Kenshi story from Liam Foldi who founded the social enterprise at just 14 years of age


    You will participate in every element of making candles.
    Wicking, Labelling, boxing, folding and pouring!


    $95 plus GST per person (all profit going to the Chin Community)
    Inclusive of traditional Burmese lunch and 1 Kenshi Candle or Diffuser that you have made.


    Please bring warm clothing and comfortable shoes as some of the work is in the warehouse.
    Extra candles available on the day at special volunteer rate of only $39.50 so you can stock up for friends, family and Christmas!

    Testimonial: Commonwealth Bank of Australia hand poured their Kenshi Candles for Diwali 2022 (click this link to check the post)

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