The Dalit Goods Co. was launched in 2010 by charity Life Association to raise awareness of the plight Dalit people in India. A UK registered charity, Life Association have been building schools and homes for street children in India for over 20 years. The Dalit Goods Co were formed to raise money for Life Association through the sales of their products, and to provide work for some of the poorest people in India. Through the making of candles and other goods, their skilled work is fairly paid & the money raised goes back into the communities. Many of the candles are named after the children that have been helped by the charity.