All Nkuku products are inspired by the traditional skills of artisans throughout Africa and India. The name ‘Nkuku’ was borrowed from a village in Zambia. Nkuku combine contemporary designs with age-old techniques, natural materials and sustainable methods of production to ensure each product is truly exceptional.
Nkuku was founded after a year travelling and working in Africa and India, meeting artisans, and witnessing their astounding skills but challenging living standards and restricted opportunities. Nkuku objective became to promote and develop the traditional skills of these artisans and bring their work to the UK market through wholesale and retail channels. Whilst promoting fair trade and establishing a business that could provide a lifestyle change for the founders’ family and an income for themselves. Nkuku is socially responsible and is built on the principles of fair trade and equal opportunity.
Nkuku is a member of the WFTO (World Fair Trade Organisation)
Nkuku endeavour to create products using recycled and natural materials through sustainable methods of production. Nkuku consider the environment in everything they do and it has a large impact on the products that they sell.