Crowdfunding since 2010
KANCHA combines design and quality with social responsibility. We replace your old baggy purse with a flat and smartly designed wallet!
 Last summer we launched via Startnext with sleeves for laptops and other gadgets. Now we hit the next round with our collection of wallets. At the centre of our work are the people: For you we have designed a sleek urban nomad wallet. For our craftspeople in Kyrgyzstan we're doing everything to offer them a good place to work.
Funding period
8/21/14 - 9/14/14
Realisation
Sep-Oct 2014
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Minimum amount (Start level): €
3,000 €
City
Bischkek
Category
Design
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09.11.2014

Most wallets on the way

Tobias Gerhard
Tobias Gerhard2 min Lesezeit

The majority of the crowd funded wallets are now on the way to you. Here we explain why the production took a little longer than expected and why we could not send out all of them at this point.

Spurred by the successful launch of KANCHA last summer, we felt like old stagers and thought that our second crowdfunding campaign would also run like clockwork. Indeed, we even considerably surpassed our funding target! But we did underestimate the production time a little.

Every now and then there are some misunderstandings along our communication chain from designer Jonas in Berlin via production manager Aigul to our leather master Artur in Bishkek, which can lead to the process taking longer. Moreover, we realised that the wallets, with their many small pockets, are a bit more complex in the production than our classic sleeves. And finally, the leather also thwarted our plans, because it was partly too thick and strong for the gentle wallets we were planning to make.

First wallets soon in your mailbox

Anyhow, around two thirds of the wallets arrived in Berlin on friday and were directly packed and sent out by the team, so that most of you will receive a package within the next few days. Those supporters, that took part towards the end of the campaign, will unfortunately still have to wait around 2 more weeks. After all, we only want to send out top quality products, and we first had to order new leather for that. So thank you for your understanding. We are only human. And no worries, until christmas there is still more than enough time! ;)

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