Koullouna Blog

How you can support Lebanon while living abroad

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In the face of adversity in Lebanon, some get angry, some complain, some give up, but others… others fight. Others decide to take matters in their own hands. They create, they help, they change. And these are the ones we honor at Koullouna. In a year, and with YOUR help, we have had more impact that we could’ve hoped for. And we have met amazing human beings. Here is a quick recap of what was done with these beautiful people: Here are the heroes you can support by purchasing a Koullouna box: FabricAid created a system for clothes’ recycling, re-purposing,...

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Lebanese around the world are going crazy over their Koullouna Box!

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Since the launch of the first box, the "Kankaneh" box, Lebanon-lovers around the world are loving their monthly surprise box...and they love sharing it with the world!  So we compiled a few shots of our customers unboxing their Koullouna Box, and we couldn't be happier to see these faces of joy :) “For all you expats or fans of Lebanon, with the box Koullouna you'll be able to bring Lebanon to your home - I was honored to be the photographer for @koullouna” -  Emilie Madi, Lebanese living in Paris   “Received my first #koullounabox! 😁 I could not be more #proud...

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The real people behind Koullouna Box

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You might think Koullouna was founded by us three Well... this is only partly true :) Think about it: none of us had built a company before, we lived in three different countries, we were going to deal with international logistics and had the ambition to create a product that involved more than 60 suppliers and partners. We really had to have some kind of superpowers to pull it off. And we did: our superpowers came in human forms. Moms, dads, sisters, best friends, neighbors, and even strangers. So this is to pay tribute to the most generous and hard working people...

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Koullouna Box was successfully funded on Indiegogo!

Koullouna Box

When we first decided to launch our Indiegogo campaign, we weren’t sure what to expect: Type "crowdfunding tips" on google and you’ll find hundreds of blogs on the lows and the highs, the months of preparations and the fact that no matter what you do, you can never predict the results of your campaign.   Of course, we went for it. 😏 And we did it!  🎉 We raised €26,000 from 346 backers, resulting in the order of 564 boxes 😱  We have a message to everyone that supported our campaign in any possible way. *   To the early adopters, The project...

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How Koullouna Box started

Joseph Sayegh

When Lebanese expats leave the country, they make sure to keep a super tight bond with their homeland: a song by Majida awakens our patriotic hearts, the smell of jasmine makes us smile, and we are constantly on a quest to find the best labneh in town. But let’s face it: in the midst of our busy lives, it is sometimes hard to stay connected to everything that is happening in Lebanon. And a LOT is happening (a lot of good things, that is!). So out of this frustration of being far and feeling powerless, came the need to come...

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