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Candlemaker aims to help impoverished women

Moo Kho Paw fled the violence and oppression of Myanmar for a refugee camp in Thailand nearly a decade ago. Five years later, she, her husband, and their baby daughter resettled again, this time landing in Springfield.

As she adapted to her new home, Paw started looking for a job to help support her family, which was about to get even larger with the addition of twins. That’s when she learned about Prosperity Candle, the Easthampton company where she has now worked for three years.

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