KICULO, a Negros-based social enterprise, was born in 2003 to give livelihood to women in Victorias sugarcane farm. This enables the women to help augment their husbands income and at the same time, to stay home and take of their children.
KICULO is an evolution of creativity and imagination. It begins at the fingertips of a skilled weaver, where every intricate connection is done with care. The tales of strength, of warmth, of hope and of aspirations interlaced in each strand, are passed on from one hand to another.
Provides PDL (People of Deprived Liberty) or commonly known as prisoners, an opportunity to change and better himself/ herself. As the inmates work on the handcrafted bags, they gently gain back their dignity and strive to weave a new life for themselves and a better future for their family despite behind bars. This Artisan lifestyle brand has been working with the following people in bag weaving using pandan, an indigenous material and wood beads. When you choose KICULO, you choose to be a part of these stories. You choose to fulfill someone's hopes and wishes in the process of realizing your own.