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Kerning Cultures and amazing brands from the Middle East

We are very pleased to announce that we are one of the feature brands in the new online store from Kerning Cultures. Kerning Cultures is a podcast challenging the narratives and stereotypes of the Middle East (available on iTunes). KC 'believes in the power of audio storytelling', and though their medium is a little different to ours, we are proud to be telling stories with them. Other incredible brands that are featured include Melting Pots, turning kitchen utensils into a multicultural exchange, THIS Toothbrush reviving an ancient natural toothbrush called the miswak, which has been used for centuries in Islamic communities and has been shown to be beneficial for dental hygiene, and Sitti Soap, a social enterprise providing fair-wage employment opportunities to skilled women refugees at...

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'The optimists of Palestine'

Quartz just released an article featuring a picture of our beautiful Ramallah top. The article talks about the 'optimists' of Palestine, including our fellow entrepreneurs making waves in the tech scene like Yamsafer, a travel booking website in Arabic, and Kenz, an online platform selling lingerie in the Middle East. Happy to be in the company of these guys!  

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