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Village of Hopes and Dreams: Celebrating 10 Years

We support the charity ‘The Village of Hopes and Dreams’, Manacare Foundation.  We first heard about this charity through a friend, who shared her story of a woman she knew called Joy, who had flown to Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the Tsunami to try and help in any way she could.  A month after the [...]

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Against All Odds: The Boat Race

The Nkuku team recently braved the high waters of the river Dart to raise money for local charities and community projects.  The Long bow canoe festival has become an annual event for Nkuku.  It takes place on the banks of the river Dart, in Totnes. The day involves picnics and paddling, with team members dragging [...]

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LONG BOW CHARITY CANOE RACE

As the mist cleared over the water of the river Dart, you could just make out the forms of a team of men and women, clad in charcoal T shirts, emblazoned with the Nkuku logo heading to their boats to take up their oars and make the team proud! Scratch record…..Ok so there was no mist, just burning [...]

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MOTHER’S DAY JOY

Mother’s day is great opportunity to thank those wonderful Mum’s for their support and unconditional love. With this in mind I thought it could be a good opportunity to write about Joy, a  rather special ‘Mother’ to a group of children and young adults, living in Sri lanka; some tragically orphaned by the Tsunami, others abandoned [...]

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  • Nkuku specialise in eco friendly, fairly traded homeware and gifts. Our products are inspired by the traditional skills of artisans throughout Africa and India. We combine contemporary design with age old traditions, natural materials and sustainable methods of production. We passionately support fair trade and consider the environment in everything we do.