Kuli Kuli: The Superfood Snack to Nourish You & the World

A delicious, gluten-free, and raw snack made with a powerful superfood called moringa.
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Lisa Curtis
1,975 Facebook Friends
Food
Oakland, California
United States
8 Team Members

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Our World Needs Kuli Kuli

There are millions of health-conscious people looking for natural ways to nourish their busy lifestyles, just as there are a billion people seeking nourishment to survive. We’re connecting these two groups through moringa. Moringa is a powerful tool in the fight against malnutrition because it requires little water and flourishes in harsh climates. We’re working with women’s cooperatives in West Africa to grow more moringa for their communities and create economic opportunity. We’re bringing this West African grown moringa to the United States in the form of delicious, raw* and gluten-free Kuli Kuli Bars.

our bars

* Honey Almond and Black Cherry are completely raw. Dark Chocolate Cherry is 90% raw, since the chocolate chips have been cooked.

Filled with simple, nutritious ingredients and a uniquely refreshing moringa flavor, Kuli Kuli Bars contain just the right amounts of fiber, protein, iron, and vitamins to help you power through the day. If you’re tired of eating energy bars that are too sweet, too dry, and full of unpronounceable ingredients, help us do our first manufacturing run by backing our campaign today. 

What’s the Money For?

The good news is, we can do this pretty economically. But we need your support to make Kuli Kuli bars available to the world. Most importantly, we need to raise funds for our first production run. That means $32,300 to do our first manufacturing run, including ingredients, packaging and labels. In addition, we need at least $5,000 to cover grocery store fees and sampling costs; $3,500 in legal fees and insurance; $3,200 for distribution and storage; $1,000 to build our online marketplace; and $5,000 to further develop out our supply chain in West Africa. All together, that’s $50,000 which is why we need your help.

What is the 50K for?

What's In Them?

Kuli Kuli contains just a few simple, all natural ingredients plus moringa to provide a powerful burst of nutrition and energy. High in fiber, protein, vitamins and antioxidants but low in calories, Kuli Kuli bars are perfect for breakfast or as a pre-workout snack.

ingredients

nutrtional information

The Kuli Kuli Story

After working with moringa in the Peace Corps to reduce malnutrition in Niger, our CEO Lisa wanted to continue to support women in West Africa to grow more moringa and utilize it to improve the health of their families and communities. Many of the women we work with are earning up to $300 per month -- that’s a lot of money in West Africa!

Women's Cooperative

The idea sounded pretty intriguing to Valerie, Jordan, Anne, and Nadia. For the past two years we’ve been doing research -- both in the kitchen and in the field, trying to figure out a way to make an impact on global nutrition through moringa.

Us making bars!

Farmer's Market

But the thing is, we can’t keep up with the demand. It takes three of us six hours to make 200 bars -- the same amount of bars that a factory could make in less than 2 minutes. So we need your help to produce our first manufacturing run of these bars and bring them to the world.  

Rewards 

Moringa seeds so that you too can seed the revolution (crazy bug not included)

Moringa plant with a bug.

Stylish Kuli Kuli aprons (Our only male is modeling it for you)

Moringa Chef

Moringa powder and recipe cards

moringa powder

A weekend of health and wellness at a Napa winery

Winery

The Next Steps

This Indiegogo project is only the beginning of what we intend to create: our goal is to build a series of moringa products and a network of moringa cooperatives improving nutrition in communities around the world. Help us get our first product off the ground and we will seed the movement to a healthier world. 

 

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  • $5USD
    BEHIND THE SCENES ACCESS

    Join the Kuli Kuli revolution to end malnutrition! You will get a personal thank you, a shoutout on our website, and access to fun(ny) pictures from our Indiegogo journey.

    26 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
  • $25USD
    KULI KULI SAMPLER 6-PACK

    Be the first to get your hands on Kuli Kuli Bars! Fuel your body and your soul with a variety 6-pack of our moringa superfood bars, in our 3 signature flavors (Honey Almond, Dark Chocolate Cherry, and Black Cherry). Delicious, nutritious, and impactalicious.

    418 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2013
  • $50USD
    SEED THE REVOLUTION

    Receive 1 case of Kuli Kuli Bars + moringa seeds! You will get 12 bars in our 3 signature flavors and 1 packet of seeds so you can seed the revolution with us. These nutrition-packed snacks will keep you healthy while improving health in West Africa.

    179 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2013
  • $75USD
    COOK WITH KULI

    Spice up your kitchen attire with the stylish Kuli Kuli apron, available ONLY through Indiegogo! In addition, you will get 12 Kuli Kuli Bars, fresh from our first run. Mind, body, soul, and style - all in one.

    33 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2013
  • $175USD
    MONTH OF KULI

    Try the month-long Kuli diet designed to make you feel good inside and out - a 36-bar variety pack shipped straight to you. That's enough for one per day plus a few to share with friends. In addition, you'll receive a stylin' Kuli Kuli apron.

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    Estimated delivery: September 2013
  • $200USD
    JOIN THE FAMILY

    We'll send you 5 cases (60 bars) of Kuli Kuli Bars in the flavors you want, a personally signed thank-you note from the Kuli Kuli team, and a packet of moringa seeds to plant your own revolution!

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    Estimated delivery: September 2013
  • $250USD
    PARTY WITH KULI

    You will get 1 case of 12 Kuli Kuli Bars per month for 6 months and are cordially invited to help us kick off our revolution at our Bay Area launch party this summer. Celebrate now, but keep the nutrition-packed snacks coming for 6 months. Let’s make malnutrition extinct!

    9 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2013
  • $500USD
    MORINGA CHEF

    You will receive 1 monthly case of 12 Kuli Kuli bars in our 3 signature flavors for 12 months - shipped right to your door. In addition, you will receive 1 pound of raw moringa to use in creating your own revolutionary snacks, along with our moringa recipe cards. Moringa pesto, smoothies, and an end to malnutrition? Yes, please!

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  • $1,000USD
    CHANGEMAKER PACK

    You're helping us to change the world, now we want to help you! Join us in NYC for a dinner with the founders of Pave, an organization that helps young people gain access to mentors and investment. After the dinner, receive three coaching phone calls, two hours of design work and two hours of website assistance to help turn your dream into a reality. (Airfare and hotel not included).

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  • $3,000USD
    LIFETIME LEGACY

    We'll work with you to create a new flavor, designed and named by you! We'll also put you on our tasting committee so that you can try new bars before they're released. In addition you'll receive a year-long subscription of Kuli Kuli Bars.

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    $5,000USD
    NAPA WELLNESS WEEKEND

    Enjoy a weekend stay at an exclusive Napa winery with meals cooked by our incredible chefs, personalized winetastings, scenic hikes, breathtaking views, and an idyllic setting in the historic Napa Valley. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is available only through Kuli Kuli’s Indiegogo. In addition, we will send you home with Kuli Kuli Bars, an apron, and our recipe book, so you can seed the revolution.

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    Estimated delivery: September 2013
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