Bhavesh Bhatia of Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra was just 20 years when he went blind and could not continue his job as a telephone operator in a hotel. He joined the National Institute for the Blind and completed a course in candle making. He started making and selling candles. The business picked up and grew into an enterprise called Sunrise Candles, manufacturing over 9,700 designs of candles and providing employment to 225 visually challenged. He not only trains the blind in making candles but helps them to start their own businesses.