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Women for Women International: Reason to Celebrate!

Women for Women International: Reason to Celebrate!

There's reason to celebrate! We are filled with pride and are thrilled to celebrate another one of our sponsored sisters, Sarah Davou, as she graduates from Women for Women International's Stronger Women, Stronger Nations programme!       Here at Kooky, empowerment lies at the very core of our ethos and we have partnered with Women for Women International. supporting women in war-torn countries as they rebuild their lives, regain financial independence and re-find the person they once were and are meant to be.   Sarah has a truly remarkable story and her grit, determination and passion are truly inspirational. She was orphaned early in life, with poverty necessitating the end of her education and desperation fuelling her marriage to her husband,...

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Kooky x FareShare: Our Fight against Hunger & Food Waste

Kooky x FareShare: Our Fight against Hunger & Food Waste

Our partnership with FareShare UK is official!    We'll never forget the excitement when our very 1st container of Kooky fruits (about 1 year ago to the day!) was prepped and packed, ready to depart their native Thailand and set sail for British shores. In an unexpected twist of fate however, last year's infamous Suez Canal blockage meant we needed to change our launch campaign almost entirely.   By the time our shipment finally arrived in the UK, there were only 8 months left to their expiry. As a new brand selling lesser-known exotic fruit, it was a daunting task to clear a full container of stock.     Thankfully, the response to our beautifully unusual fruit was overwhelmingly positive and...

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Kooky x Mumble Annual Charity Gala

Kooky x Mumble Annual Charity Gala

Here at Kooky, we love a good party. And even more so when it's for a great cause! Last month, Kooky had the distinct privilege of being an official sponsor of The Mumble Forum Annual Charity Gala, held at the wonderful Lanesborough Hotel.       It was a truly memorable evening, made even better by the £8000+ that was raised! We raised our glasses to celebrate the achievements of many women across various industries, were treated to an informative & impassioned panel discussion on how to #breakthebias and parted with our money for a good cause - to raise funds for Women for Women International and in association with UNWomen #generationequality 🙌🏻       As corporate sponsors of Women for...

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Kooky Stands with Ukraine 🇺🇦

Kooky Stands with Ukraine 🇺🇦

Our hearts are heavy as we contemplate the obscene obliteration of justice that has besieged Ukraine - loss of life, atrocities suffered by women and children, and the unfair destruction of a country with its people forced to flee to seek safety.Yet our spirits are encouraged by the bravery displayed by the Ukrainian people, the solidarity offered by countries around the world and the many selfless sacrifices made by organisations large and small.        Kooky has donated some of our fruit and we encourage you to join us in giving if you are able to. No matter how big or small, any contribution is significant. There are many different avenues to help and if you need some inspiration, please feel...

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Kooky x Give.Help.Share

Kooky x Give.Help.Share

Amanda and Jacqueline, the 2 amazing women behind Give.Help.Share, are on a mission to GIVE children nutritious food, HELP feed families and SHARE food knowledge for a healthier future. The school teachers conduct weekly workshops at various schools and children centres, educating children on the importance of a balanced diet, as well as offering them food bags that comprise of healthy plant-based meal components.       We are pleased and proud to announce that we have partnered with Give.Help.Share, committing to regular contributions of our fruit snacks - guiltless snacking with a host of nutritional benefits, and a much healthier alternative to typical sugar-laden sweets and after-school snack.        In a recent school visit, many children were fascinated by...

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