The sun — the bright sun, that brings back, not light alone, but new life, and hope, and freshness to man...
— Charles Dickens, "Oliver Twist"
Providing support to build and grow small businesses
Funding research in environmental science and protection
Promoting cultural exchange programs
Working to educate every child, regardless of gender or circumstance

Weaving is a traditional Madagascan craft, practiced for more than 2,000 years. Lambas, long boldly striped shawls, are worn on ceremonial occasions, and prized by tourists. Famiova is a group of…

Maeva is a group of women from the village of Sahavondronina. They specialize in weaving baskets, floor coverings and home goods out of grasses that are amazingly durable. The brilliantly…

Fidy is a master wood carver whose artistry is all the more impressive, given that he rarely uses anything but hand tools in his work.  He creates everything from huge decorative…


Sunshine Comes First is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation dedicated to improving the lives of the most vulnerable in our world with direct funding of education, conservation & marketplace projects.