Kiwi business started by dad to provide jobs for daughters living with Down syndrome sees new growth | 1 NEWS | TVNZ

Downlights is a social enterprise that manufactures hand poured candles.

Downlights is a social enterprise that manufactures hand poured candles and supports young adults with Down syndrome and intellectual or learning disabilities.

Tony Sykes started the company two years ago to provide jobs and training for his daughters Emma and Nicki, who both live with Down syndrome.

Mr Sykes approached established candle maker Jennifer Del Bel for tips on getting started, and got more than he could have hoped for.

“She was really inspired by what we were trying to do and we basically joined forces.”

Source: Kiwi business started by dad to provide jobs for daughters living with Down syndrome sees new growth | 1 NEWS | TVNZ


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