Why Kotiam Started

Why I started Kotiam with the difficulties of running a business as a mother of four children: it's all about legacy. What will my legacy be to my kids, to our motherland Africa... How do I want people to remember me: "she changed people's lives, she had impact"

Nelly Nkwosseu

Fighting Period Poverty

With every purchase from KOTIAM you are supporting our social entity which fights against period poverty by donating reusable pad kits that help Kenyan girls to stay healthy, happy and in school during their period. You can wear your KOTIAM accessories with pride knowing that with every item you buy you is supporting Kenyan women and girls.

Friendly to the Environment

All of our products are handmade using locally sourced materials. We choose natural fibers and dyes, always respecting nature and limiting our carbon footprint.