This kaupapa is super special to my heart and means we are able to koha our A7 karakia packs back into the community to those who need it most. Our products come at a cost, but I don't want this being a barrier or keeping it away from others who may need them
It was important to me given our vision and the nature of what we do to be able to tautoko everyone to come along on this haerenga. When building a business model, I started with the values that would underpin all our decisions. Reciprocity was a big value that I kept coming back to. I knew I wanted to be able to create a community of like minded people who also shared in the same values. Hence creating a sustainable business model that allows for koha to be a common and consistent practice of our pakihi.
We are 4 months into business and have given over 150 packs back into the community. They have gone across the motu for the young to the old all back into community organizations. People who work at the forefront with out people.
Our pakihi is about reciprocity within our community. So when you support our pakihi you support this kaupapa. Like all things in Te Ao Māori they are shared collectively. So I want to make karakia and our hauora based resources available to all.